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44 Darkly Dynamic Runways

From Gothic Gown Couture to Apocalyptic Menswear Attire

— May 21, 2014 — Fashion
These darkly dynamic runways embrace fashion's departure from innocence. Whether channeling a vintage inspiration or a sinister one, the bold catwalk presentations defy one's expectations.

Gothic gown couture, apocalyptic menswear collections and masked model accessories are just some of the memorable staples that make these presentations a stand-out for fashion followers. While gothic gown couture looks to the past for inspiration, masked model runways paint a frightening and dystopic picture of the future that awaits us.

Face-concealed accessories, combative couture and vigilante inspired fashions embody a true definition of danger. Furthermore, these fashions intimidate its audience and embody a sense of power that is both uneasy and unwelcoming. The clothes become an armour for individuals and become one's source of identity and protection within our often harsh world.

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Chic Siberian Runways
Chic Siberian Runways
The Alexander Wang Fall 2013 Collection is Fit for Winter
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Anime Eyebrow Runways
Anime Eyebrow Runways
The HIBU Fall/Winter 2014 Collection Embraces Modern Minimalism
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Bandage-Bound Runways
Bandage-Bound Runways
Unbounded Awe AW 2011 Draws Inspiration from Creepy Corpses
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42
Dapper Apocalypse Apparel
Dapper Apocalypse Apparel
The Latest Alexander McQueen Menswear Line References Gothing Styling
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41
Ski-Masked Streetwear
Ski-Masked Streetwear
The Umit Benan Fall/Winter 2013 Collection is Worn by Graffiti Artists
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40
Maroon Matrix Runways
Maroon Matrix Runways
The Gucci 2013 Ready-to-Wear Collection is Futuristic
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39
Sophomore Rap Star Runways
Sophomore Rap Star Runways
The Kanye West Fall 2012 Collection is Fierce and Fabulous
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Romantically Postmodern Runways
Romantically Postmodern Runways
The LE Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Will Have You Falling in Love
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37
Iconic Musical-Inspired Costumes
Iconic Musical-Inspired Costumes
Storytelling by Harmless Creatures is Based on 'The Wizard of Oz'
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36
Masked Combative Couture
Masked Combative Couture
The Aitor Throup Autumn/Winter 2013/2014 Collection is Armor Inspired
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35
80s Punk Rock Runways
80s Punk Rock Runways
The Local Firm Autumn/Winter 2012/13 Collection is Raw and Edgy
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34
Mime-Mimicking Catwalks
Mime-Mimicking Catwalks
The Brain & Beast Fall/Winter 2012 Collection is Parisian-Inspired
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33
Couture Biker-Chic Ensembles
Couture Biker-Chic Ensembles
The Prada Fall 2012 Collection Rocks Out
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32
Magnificently Moody Catwalks
Magnificently Moody Catwalks
The Gareth Pugh Fall 2012 Collection Maintains its Signature Edge
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31
Modern Utilitarian Catwalks
Modern Utilitarian Catwalks
The Paco Rabanne Fall 2012 Collection is Sharply Tailored
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30
Mutinous Masked Models
Mutinous Masked Models
The Walter Van Beirendonck Fall/Winter 2012-2013 Collection
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29
Refined Rocker Chic Runways
Refined Rocker Chic Runways
The Dion Lee Spring 2014 Collection is Leather-Accented
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28
Extreme Cutout Catwalks
Extreme Cutout Catwalks
The Toni Maticevski FW 2012 Show is Haunting and Sensual
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27
Brooding Apocalypse Runways
Brooding Apocalypse Runways
The 99%IS Fall/Winter 2014 Collection is Darkly Dapper
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Masked Ice Queen Runways
Masked Ice Queen Runways
The Alexander Mcqueen Fall 2012 Paris Fashion Week Display is Polar
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Veiled Monochromatic Streetwear
Veiled Monochromatic Streetwear
The R. Groove Spring/Summer 2015 Collection is Masculine
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Morbid Mohawk Runways
Morbid Mohawk Runways
The Ann Demeulemeester Autumn/Winter 2012 Collection is a Gothic Explosion
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Masked 90s Menswear
Masked 90s Menswear
The Martine Rose Spring/Summer 2013 Collection is Retro-Chic
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Unconventional Armor Attire
Unconventional Armor Attire
The Andra Handaric Graduate Collection is a Modern Take on Medieval
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Caged Mask Accessories
Caged Mask Accessories
The Rick Owens Fall Collection is Bold and Architectural
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Haunting Lace-Infused Runways
Haunting Lace-Infused Runways
The Lucian Matis Fall 2012 Collection is Elegant and Moody
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Dishevelled Grungy Knit Runways
Dishevelled Grungy Knit Runways
The Mark Fast Spring 2014 Show Was Inspired by a Wild Party Girl
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Sinister Surgeon Runways
Sinister Surgeon Runways
The Manuel Bolaño Spring/Summer 2014 Collection is Eclectic
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Apocalyptic Ski-Mask Apparel
Apocalyptic Ski-Mask Apparel
The Asger Juel Larsen Fall/Winter Collection is
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Glamorous Goth Runways
Glamorous Goth Runways
The Prada Autumn/Winter 2012/2013 Collection Features Embellished Accents
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Dark Knight Catwalks
Dark Knight Catwalks
The PPQ AW11 Runway was Fierce with Catwoman Couture
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Asymmetrical Cutout Catwalks
Asymmetrical Cutout Catwalks
The Anthony Vaccarello FW 2012 Collection is Classic and Sultry
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Masked Vigilante Street Wear
Masked Vigilante Street Wear
The N. Hoolywood Spring/Summer 2013 Boasts Rebellious Style
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Futuristic Armored Runways
Futuristic Armored Runways
The Lanvin Fall 2012 Collection Features Embellished Embroidery
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Edgy Arabian Runways
Edgy Arabian Runways
The KTZ Spring/Summer 2014 Womenswear Collection is Burka-Clad
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10
Eccentric Armor Accessories
Eccentric Armor Accessories
The Valentim Quaresma Fall/Winter Collection is Metal-Infused
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9
Desert Gladiator Couture
Desert Gladiator Couture
The KTZ Spring/Summer 2014 Collection is Eclectically Stoic and Exotic
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8
Eccentric Nomad Runways
Eccentric Nomad Runways
The Tom Rebl Spring/Summer 2014 Collection Defies Convention
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7
Rockstar Cowboy Runways
Rockstar Cowboy Runways
The John Varvatos Fall/Winter 2013 Collection is Edgy and Western-Ready
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Darkly Dapper Catwalks
Darkly Dapper Catwalks
The Topman Fall/Winter 2012 Line Offers Edgy and Sophisticated Looks
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5
Modern Medieval Accessories
Modern Medieval Accessories
The Valentim Quaresma Spring/Summer 2014 Collection is Metal-Made
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4
Chic Goth Runways
Chic Goth Runways
Chloe Comme Parris Takes the Cake at Toronto Fashion Week
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Apocalyptic Urban Attire
Apocalyptic Urban Attire
The Hood by Air Spring/Summer 2014 Collection is Hip-Hop Inspired
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Structured Cyborg Couture
Structured Cyborg Couture
The Anne Sofie Madsen Spring/Summer 2014 Collection is Architectural
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Post-Apocalyptic Leather Ensembles
Post-Apocalyptic Leather Ensembles
Look Great in the Despondent Future with This Demobaza Line
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