What's a good outfit for a goth chick to wear in the professional workplace?
I’m making a graphic novel, and I have my main character going to work. In college, she was a serious goth chick, dressed to the 9’s in movie-grade gothic paraphernalia, listening to depressing metal, buying too much eyeliner, wearing paleface makeup, etc.
Now that she’s older, her style has settled down a bit. She still dyes the underside of her hair purple (called peekaboo highlights, I think), wears dark lipstick and nailpolish, but as an adult, her experimental stylings matured into a more presentable niche.
Ruth (that is her name) works as production assistant (clipboard and headset person behind the camera) on a TV morning show that broadcasts on network television, similar to the Today Show. While she doesn’t have to wear a pantsuit, she also can’t dress like the freak in the tattoo parlor.
What are some ideas of what she can wear to work? I want her to still preserve her personal style, while also affecting a professional air as to not startle the executives.
(as an idea, I’d originally come up with this , but I’m starting to dislike looking at it)
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