Gothic Chic

The rebellious use of the anti-colour, black
Implications - Black has been the design shade of choice for many designers this year, and much of this was enhanced by a central Gothic theme. Darker, in some cases, distubring, imagery was used everywhere from designer runways to movie and music video sets. There are now even Gothic accessories for dogs.
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Hot Top 6 Examples: 325,810 Total Clicks Jan 07 - Aug 08
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Latex Leggings - Celebs Love 'Members Only' Liquid Leggings
SCORE: 6.9
Viral 238,344 Clicks Pub: Jun 30, 08
Latex Leggings
Celebs Love 'Members Only' Liquid Leggings
Rihanna’s latex leggings are so tight, they look like they’ve been poured on, which makes it fitting that Members Only sells them under the label, Liquid Leggings. Other celebs confident enough to… [More]
Getting Freaky With Mannequins & Animals - Rihanna's Disturbia Music Video
SCORE: 6.6
V. Hot 32,244 Clicks Pub: Jul 22, 08
Getting Freaky With Mannequins & Animals
Rihanna's Disturbia Music Video
From simulated love scenes with a plastic mannequin to kissing wolves and having tarantula spiders on her body, Rihanna sheds her somewhat-clean image with the dark and enticing music video of her new… [More]
Gothic Beauty - The Dark Side of London Fashion Week
SCORE: 6.6
V. Hot 22,562 Clicks Pub: Feb 16, 08
Gothic Beauty
The Dark Side of London Fashion Week
Dark is back, these two last collections presented yesterday at London Fashion Week seem to claim. Gareth Pugh models looked like warrior queens. The focus was on strong, emphasized shoulders in dark… [More]
Gothic Beautiful Couture - Christian Lacroix Fall
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V. Hot 16,016 Clicks Pub: Jul 5, 08
Gothic Beautiful Couture
Christian Lacroix Fall 2008
Christian Lacroix's Fall 2008 Couture show was a tremendous sensory experience, especially with the dramatic dark fashions set against the brilliant plum-colored catwalk. The collection was dominated… [More]
Morbid Musical Movies - Paris Hilton Goes Goth in Repo! The Genetic Opera
SCORE: 6.2
Hot 11,181 Clicks Pub: Aug 12, 08
Morbid Musical Movies
Paris Hilton Goes Goth in Repo! The Genetic Opera
Ready to see Paris Hilton as you've never seen her before? The heiress is starring in Repo! The Genetic Opera, a morbid musical movie in which she acts, sings and dances. Snippets of her dramatic performance… [More]
Coffin Makeup Purse - Goths Wear Lipstick Too
SCORE: 2.9
Mild 5,463 Clicks Pub: Jan 5, 07
Coffin Makeup Purse
Goths Wear Lipstick Too
You're angry with society. You're furious with commercialism. You feel misunderstood. Oh yes, your emo side screams darkness and rebellion but.. alas you still have that inclination to make yourself up… [More]
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