Goth vs Vampire
Goth and Vampire are subcultures that individuals nowadays are so keen to follow. Both subcultures defy the ordinary, from fashion statement to musical taste as well as symbolism. The definition for each culture more often than not relies on how the avid follower sees it.
Goth subculture is contemporary and was founded during the 80’s in England; this subculture has apparently survived and is being redefined by a lot of teenagers and young adults. Mostly, when you speak of Goth, others will describe it as a fashion of all black. Nowadays, when you see an individual wearing all black dress or outfit, black shoes, and black make-up, it is assumed that the person is Goth.
Vampire subculture on the other hand, assumes or practices the rituals and believes in the symbolism behind the modern vampire culture. Vampire subcultures do not consist of dead or immortal people. Instead, they are individuals who worship the folkloric stories of vampires ranging from music, fashion and they even perform blood rituals. The fashion statement is usually similar to the vampire movies we now see in the cinemas.
Difference between Goth and Vampire
Goth subculture is defined by the individual itself while vampire subculture is derived from the mythical blood thirsty creature. Goth culture is characterized by Goth music and all black fashion; Vampire culture also has their own taste of music but fashion mostly consist of a combination of punk, Victorian and even glamorous outfits. Goth individuals are mostly aloof and would love to wear a deathly expression; Vampires mostly love the attention and are not as scary looking. Goth subculture does not engage in blood exchanges while Vampire subcultures mostly include a blood exchange ritual with their group or “coven”.
Both subcultures have been founded many years ago and as the beliefs and practices are passed from generations to generations, the subcultures also are being modernized. It is best to understand how they differ to better appreciate and learn to respect each subculture no matter how different they may seem.
• Goth is contemporary while Vampires follow the modern age horror movies.
• Goth’s fashion statement includes all black make-up, dress or outfit while Vampire’s fashion ensemble consists of a mixture of punk and glamorous outfits.
• Goth does not have any blood rituals while Vampire subcultures may or may not have blood exchanges.