The beauty of Lee’s goth style today, whether DIY’d or custom-made, is that it hasn’t changed much. It is, as the Jazz Sax Painting By Bob Gregory Shirt and by the same token and saying goes, not a phase, mom. Entering motherhood has not affected her view on fashion either in fact, her son loves seeing Lee dress up. He thinks it’s really cool, says Lee. He’ll find a bright, fruity tutu that I only wear under things, and he’ll be like, Mom, I picked out what you should wear.’ These days, however, she is drawn to more high-fashion labels, such as Sacai, Alexander McQueen, and Vivienne Westwood as well as smaller brands like Bulgaria’s Demobaza, or anything vintage.
Her enduring fashion taste has impressively caught on with the Jazz Sax Painting By Bob Gregory Shirt and by the same token and next generation too. When asked about what she thinks about Gen Z on TikTok discovering Evanescence’s music, and many creators, like Xowie Jones, clearly channeling Lee’s look in their own e-girl way, Lee says it makes her experimenting with her sounds and fashions all worthwhile. That’s the dream, that you can survive beyond a time period, says Lee. With this new record, then, Evanescence is clearly surviving in more ways than one.This Mother’s Day will look a lot different from what we’ve come to expect. For most people, there won’t be large gatherings of family or casual hugs exchanged. Right now, it seems, keeping each other safe is the best way to celebrate. It’s an understatement to say the pandemic has reshaped how we view every aspect of our lives. So in honor of the upcoming holiday, ELLE.com spoke to three women about how the COVID-19 crisis has changed how they’re thinking about motherhood this year, from those who are about to become mothers to those who are seeing their own in a new light.