A Gift Guide for the Literary Goth

At a loss for what to get someone with a love for Gothic Literature? Maybe you are that person and you’re not sure what you want yourself? Fear no more! I’ve picked out some of the best lifestyle gifts that incorporate a love of Gothic literature in a fun and useful way.

Screen shot 2014-09-30 at 10.01.23 PMFrankenstein’s Monster Shirt, $20.

Commemorate the birth of the Frankenstein monster with this shirt from The Orphan’s Arms. Anyone who knows anything about Gothic literature will be excited to see the words “Villa Diodati” on a shirt!

Poe-Ka Dots Pouch, $12.

A million little Edgar Allen Poe faces to cheer you up whenever you reach for this multi-functional pouch. And really, “Poe-ka dots”? Need I say more?

Dorian Gray cologneDorian Gray Cologne, $41.

Give the essence of a Gothic Victorian character with a perfume/cologne from the charming Ravenscourt Apothecary. Fragrance aside, just imagine how good this bottle would look in your cabinet of curiosities!

Hollow Book SafeEdgar Allan Poe Hollow Book Safe, $50.

On the outside, it’s just another novel in your Gothic library. On the inside, it’s a secret safe– a stash for a flask, a key, love letters, and other lurid treasures. Instantly adds more mystery to your life.

Frankenstein ScarfFrankenstein Quote Scarf, $32.

Now you can literally wrap yourself in the words of Shelley and others with a “quote scarf” from Thornfield Hall. Check out the other novels you can wear– Dracula, Jane Eyre, and more.

Dracula B&N 2

Dracula (Barnes & Noble Collectibles Edition), $11.

This beautiful special edition of Dracula might be the second best thing to having a crumbly, leather-bound early edition of the book. Check out the amazing cover art they’ve come up with for Frankenstein, too!

Have a gift in mind that would be perfect for the life of the Gothic Literature lover? Let me know what it is in the comments below!


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