While I liked the dress, I found myself uncomfortable wearing it. I felt the same way about the large black cross earrings I bought. They're nice, and I think they look good, but I'm uncomfortable wearing them because the symbol is not part of my belief system. I'm not Christian so I don't think I should wear it. I feel the same way about the upside down cross too. I'm not saying that others shouldn't or even that those who aren't Christian shouldn't. I'm just saying I'm personally not comfortable.
Due to other bloggers and Tumblr I've come across the brand Killstar recently. I do really like many of their clothes, but many I would not wear as I'm not personally comfortable with the symbols.
Items I Wouldn't Wear
I love the idea of a gothic swimsuit with occult like imagery, but this is too busy for me and has inverted pentagrams, which doesn't reflect my beliefs.
I wouldn't wear the Bamphomet jumper or the purse as they use symbols used by the Church of Satan and I'm not a Satanist. I also think they send a negative message and possibly attract negative energy. Again this is personal and I wouldn't judge someone else who wanted to wear it.
Items That are Funny But I Still Wouldn't Wear
This is funny because of the juxtaposition of cute and insulting, it's just too rude for me to wear.
Okay this is funny, but not my style. And it would make me hungry for pizza.
I would like this of it had a actual ouija board pattern and not a swear on it. It's too bad, because I really do like ouija boards.
Goya is one of my favourite artists, so I was happy to see one of his prices on a shirt. I don't like the Orange though, and I worry it might send the wrong message As the witches depicted here is an old belief that witches worshipped the devil.
Killstar Items I Would Wear
I love the old fashioned lunar imagery. It is much more witchy and I think positive type of symbol.
There are a few Killstar items with Egyptian symbols, and I would happily wear these. I am fascinated by Egyptian mythology and love working with certain deities like Bast and Isis in my personal spiritual practice.
This one I like because it is plain and I love hoodies. It still has a nice goth/witchy vibe though.
I am in no way saying that if you are not part of a belief system you shouldn't wear their symbols, or that I would judge another for it. I'm just saying I'm personally not comfortable myself wearing them.
What are your thoughts?
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