It’s time to take another careful stare into the abyss and possibly discover a new dark alternative clothing brand with a statement. In case you haven’t seen anything like this before I’m talking about the manufacturers whose main aim is not only releasing some apparel but also to express and spread a certain social message. We’ve already had some articles about this kind of brands, like the ones about BlackCraft Cult and Killstar and it’s quite fascinating to find another offspring from this family.
Belial Clothing was founded in 2015 in Costa Rica and I’d say the brand’s name tells a lot about what you’re about to see in their catalog. A well-known anticlerical slogan “No gods, no masters” is definitely the foundation, the main idea behind the brand and its message seems to appeals to a lot of like-minded people around the globe. As stated on their website, Belial “symbolizes independence, self-sufficiency and personal accomplishment.” Obviously, it’s not for everyone. Bringing any social message out attracts some people and scares the others, so if you don’t really share these values you can simply slide by. It’s not your cup of whiskey.
The ideological concept is alright, but what about the apparel itself? Well, honestly I liked the most about it. Belial is all about usual kinds of garments, like tees, hoodies, and tops, and all of them are monochromic (white textures on the black background). Simple but damn striking and stylish. The illustrations you can see on these things are quite awesome and detailed, and I love the fact the brand genuinely cares and doesn’t bother flooding the catalog with one-type boring t-shirts with just plain slogans (unfortunately a lot of brands choose this easy yet dull way). A lot of these designs are not just scary, they’re simply artistic enough to be really interesting. It didn’t take me much time to find some designs I really liked, like “Hell cat”, “Vesterka”, “Satanas” and “Bimba Di Satana”. The “Satanas” long tee was my hands down fav, not just because I liked the illustration on its front, but also due to its interesting design, with an additional section below with the cuts on each side. Very cool work! In case you’re looking for some less detailed and more obvious visuals, you might like such designs as “Baphomet”, “Mendes Goat”, “LCF”, “Holy Death”, “Crystal Ball” (this one is very funny) or even “Free Your Inner Slut” – depends on your personal taste :)
As for now, Belial Clothing is not big enough to be available everywhere, but their own web store has everything you might need and they deliver the orders worldwide, so just use the link below!