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.
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 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!
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.