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Our 10 Favorite Alt-Gothy Girls From The ’90s


The 1990s was full of triumphant, strong female characters. Goth and alternative culture had reached the mainstream which meant there were a ton of sarcastic, sassy female characters with amazing style (in my opinion) who embraced characteristics that broke the conventions of gender and sexuality. Today we pay homage to our favorite alternative ladies who have become iconic of 1990s womanhood, humor and third wave feminism.

Emerald is an editor at CollegeCandy, lover of coffee, and pretend francophile. After studying writing and popular culture at NYU she decided to be a grownup and get a job. Tweet at ya' girl @EmeraldGritty.