ISSUE 43  |  Small Living

Back to Black: A Goth Bath for Halloween

October 26, 2012 7:30 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

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Sure, we all enjoy a sparkling white bath with white tile and white towels, and so on, but what about those of us who prefer a moodier atmosphere?

Here's a roundup of bath accessories for goths: black toilet paper, taper candles, and oxblood flowers.

Above: A NY bath designed by Sean McNally, spotted in Lonny. Photograph by David Land. McNally sourced the hand-colored crab engravings from Marckle Myers in NYC.

Above: The gothic flower of choice: black dahlias range from dark oxblood to deep purple; photo via The Treasured Petal.

Above: Binchotan Charcoal Blended Toothbrushes give off negative ions for deodorizing and preventing bacteria; $8 per brush from Terrain.

Above: The Black Monterey Towel Collection (L) range from $9.99 for the wash cloth to $49.99 for the bath towel (member prices are $7.99 to $39.99) and the Black Monterey Bath Mat is $34.99 (member price $24.99) from Home Mint.

Above: Made in Portugal, Renova Black Toilet Paper is biodegradable, nontoxic, and colorfast; $19.99 for a canister of six rolls at Amazon.

Above: From venerable Spanish company Magno, two bars of La Toja Soap are $8 from Amazon.

Above: Black Unscented Dipped Taper Candles are $31.91 for a box of 12 from Amazon. Photograph via Country Living.

Above: Mc and Co's Day Glow Frame Mirror is made from irregularly shaped gray glass; $900 for the large mirror.

N.B.: This post is a rerun; the original ran on June 22, 2012.