Top Ten Gothic Fashion Trends This Week

Welcome to our weekly gothic fashion round-up! Every week, we’ll be showcasing the latest and greatest fashion trends on the scene. This week, we’re covering gothic styles (as seen in our Children of Darkness collection) with the top ten styles of platform boots, pleated skirts, fishnets, chains, black lipstick, striped stockings, arm warmers, lace, corsets, and bondage.

Platform Boots

Demonia Platform Boots

Whether you're looking to add a touch of edge to your everyday look or are getting ready for a night out on the town, platform boots are a must-have for any gothic fashionista. With their dark style and tall silhouette, platform boots can easily dress up any outfit and make you look like the ultimate gothic goddess. Not to mention, they're also incredibly comfortable and can be worn all day long without having to worry about your feet hurting. So if you're looking for the perfect gothic footwear, be sure to invest in a pair of platform boots. You won't regret it!

Pleated Skirts

Looking for a fun and flirty skirt that you can wear day or night? Look no further than our Pinned Pleated Skirt! Made from a cotton blend, this skirt features pin and strap details for a touch of edge, and an asymmetrical hem that adds a bit of drama. Whether you dress it up with heels and a blouse for a night out or keep it casual with a tank and sandals, this skirt is sure to become one of your favorite go-to pieces. So don't wait any longer, add the Pinned Pleated Skirt to your cart today! 

Pleated skirts are a must-have in any gothic wardrobe. They can be worn long or short, and look great when adorned with lace, chains, or other gothic details. Try adding a pinstripe pleated skirt to boost your gothic look. Gothic fashion is all about dark clothing, so a pleated skirt is the perfect way to add some dark flair to your outfit. Whether you're going for a long, flowing look or a short, edgy style, a pleated skirt is a great way to get the gothic look you want. So don't be afraid to try out this dark fashion trend - it's sure to give your gothic look a boost!


 Introducing the SLAYlem top, the perfect addition to your gothic wardrobe. This black fishnet t-shirt is adorned with a patchwork of mesh and lace, adding a touch of dark glamour to any outfit. The zipper front makes it easy to wear, while the long sleeves keep you warm on those chilly fall days. Whether you're dressing up for a night out or just rocking a casual look, the SLAYlem top is sure to turn heads.

If you're looking to add a little edge to your wardrobe, fishnets are a great way to do it. A gothic staple, fishnets can be worn in a variety of ways. They look great on their own, or layered. Fishnets aren't just for your legs either. You can make a top or some arm warmers from a pair of fishnet stockings. It's a great way to add some DIY edge to your wardrobe. If DIY isn't your thing, we have plenty of fishnet-inspired tops here at Ghoul RIP. So whatever your style, there's a fishnet option for you.


 Introducing the Chain Me Hooded Shrug, the must-have piece for your goth punk wardrobe. With its cropped length and edgy chains, this hoodie is sure to turn heads. Whether you're dressing up for a night out or just running errands, this hoodie will keep you stylish and comfortable all day long. So grab one today and show the world your unique style!

Chains are one of the most essential gothic accessories. They can be worn as jewelry or used to accessorize clothing. Chains in fashion come straight from street style which is all about self-expression and creativity, so don't be afraid to experiment with different looks. You can try stacking as many chains as you can for a fun maximalist look, or stick to one statement piece depending on your outfit. You can also use safety pins to add chains to your clothes for a punky, customized look. Whatever style you choose, make sure it reflects your unique personality and helps you stand out in the goth scene.

Black Lipstick

Sexy black lipstick

Black lipstick is a gothic beauty staple. No goth should be caught without a black or dark lipstick in their purse. If you’re looking for a lighter summer look, try a black lipliner with a gloss on top. For the full gothic effect, pair your black lipstick with smoky eye makeup and black hair. The goth subculture has always been associated with dark, morbid aesthetics, and black lipstick is the perfect way to embrace that look. Whether you’re planning a night out on the town or just want to add a little edge to your everyday look, black lipstick is the way to go.

Striped Stockings

Introducing our new Not A Phase Stockings! These gorgeous thigh-high stockings are made from a cotton-polyester blend and feature a striped pattern. They're perfect for adding a touch of stylishness to any outfit, and they'll make your legs look amazing! Whether you're wearing them with a skirt or shorts, these stockings will help you create a look that's both fashionable and fun. So don't wait any longer, order your pair of Not A Phase Stockings today!

Striped stockings are a fun and easy way to add some gothic flair to your outfit. Heavily inspired by mall goth, emo and scene fashion, striped stockings can be worn with a variety of different style outfits. For a more traditional gothic lolita look, try pairing your striped stockings with a frilly skirt and blouse. For a more modern take on the style, try layering a few pairs of stocking for an updated look. Pastel goths can also incorporate striped stockings into their look by pairing them with bright colors and patterns. Whether you're looking to add a little edge to your outfit or make a statement, striped stockings are a great way to do it.

Arm Warmers

These arm warmers are the perfect way to keep your hands and arms warm, while still being able to show your style. The stretchy knit fabric makes them comfortable to wear, and the fingerless design means you can still use your hands easily. Whether you're dressing up for a party or just want to add a touch of gothic style to your everyday look, these arm warmers are a must-have accessory.

For goths, arm warmers are a must-have for cold days. They can be worn alone or layered under gothic jackets and coats. Layering is essential for adding texture and structure to a look. If you're trying to build a stand-out silhouette, consider adding some arm warmers. Arm warmers can add an element of mystery and intrigue to your look. They can also be a practical addition, keeping you warm on those cold gothic nights. So if you're looking to add some arm warmers to your gothic wardrobe, consider layering them under your favorite gothic jacket or coat.


With its understated gothic design and lace detailing, the Lilith maxi dress is perfect for elegant evening events. The micro-elastic fit ensures a flattering silhouette, while the polyester fabric guarantees comfort all night long.

Lace fabric is a beautiful gothic fabric that can be used to add detail to any outfit. Lace trim on your skirts, sleeves or even as gloves instantly adds a touch of classic gothic glamour to your look. If you're trying to embody old school goth you should definitely consider adding some lace to your wardrobe for that romantic feel. You can find lace fabric by the yard at most fabric stores, and it is usually sold in spring and summer fashion styles. Goth fashion is all about creating your own unique style, so don’t be afraid to experiment with different colors and patterns of lace. Some people argue that goth fashion is no longer popular, but we're betting they don't take into account versatile materials like this. If you're looking to add some lace to your gothic wardrobe, there are many places you can find it both online and in stores. You can even find numerous tutorials on how to make your own lace fabric if you're feeling crafty. Whether you're looking for a little lace trim or want to go all out with a full-on lace dress, there are plenty of ways to incorporate this classic fabric into your gothic style.


Introducing the Lucretia Top, the perfect gothic-chic piece for your wardrobe. This black lace crop top features long sleeves and a flattering fit, making it the perfect choice for a night out on the town. With its Gothic-inspired details, this top is sure to turn heads and make you feel like the badass babe you are. So don't hesitate, add the Lucretia Top to your cart now and rock your world.

Corsets are a gothic fashion classic - first popularized during the gothic revival of the Victorian era, they’ve been making a comeback in recent years. They’ve been seen on the runway at major fashion weeks and worn by celebrities and fashionistas alike. So if you’re looking for a way to add some gothic edge to your style, don’t forget the corset! You can of course wear them as shapewear, but wearing them as outerwear will add some real edginess to your wardrobe whilst keeping your silhouette snatched. Corsets are great for any genre of gothic fashion whether you’re going for something more old school or a mall goth look.


Dare to bare with this Submission Bondage Top! With O-Ring detailing throughout, it'll be hard not to feel sexy in this harness. The elastic band and cross-back straps make it comfortable enough to wear all day long, while the provocative look is sure to get you noticed. Dare to submit tonight!

BDSM inspired gothic clothing is a great way to add a touch of edge to any outfit. Some of the best gothic clothes are those that have been directly inspired by bondage, with intricate necklines or back details. However, any chains, PVC or leather can also help to capture this hot & heavy take on the goth clothing look. When it comes to clothing style, it is all about being creative and self-expression. There are no rules when it comes to goth fashion, so you can really let your inner fiend out - no matter how sexy. So if chains & whips excite you, you'll definitely be roped in by the bondage side of the gothic fashion!

Hopefully this post will bring some inspiration to you in your quest for your true gothic identity! As always, Ghoul RIP is here for your fearless self-expression.

Hopefully this post will bring some inspiration to you in your quest for your true gothic identity. GHOUL.RIP is here for your fearless self-expression.

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