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60 Unsettling Editorials

From Undead Housewife Editorials to Glamorous Vixen Photoshoots

— May 21, 2014 — Fashion
Fashion's love affair with the dark side has been well documented; you only need to flip through a magazine, and you'll be accosted by "dark," "witchy" and "edgy" editorials.

That being said, we just can't get enough! There's something so alluring and mysterious about the occult. It may all be a bunch of "hocus pocus," but it sure does look good! Just look at gothic idols like Elvira, Morticia Addams and Lydia Deetz.

There was a time when being perceived a witch was dangerous and potentially fatal -- lest we forget the Salem witch trials of colonial Massachusetts. Thankfully, times have changed. Now, being called 'witchy' or 'gothic' can easily be a compliment of the highest order.
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Darkly Surreal Portraits
Darkly Surreal Portraits
Alter Ego by Niklas Axelsson Incorporates Realistic 3D Artistry
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Rebellious Schoolgirl Editorials
Rebellious Schoolgirl Editorials
Kenton Magazine's Downtown Girl Image Series is Youthful
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Molten Midnight Editorials
Molten Midnight Editorials
Karmen Pedaru Stars in the Vogue Japan June 2014 Issue
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Elegant Villain-Esque Fashion
Elegant Villain-Esque Fashion
The Marie Claire Latin America September 2013 Editorial is Sultry
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Edgy Monochromatic Editorials
Edgy Monochromatic Editorials
The Marie Claire Russia 2014 Editorial Stars Model Daria Werbowy
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Somber Monochromatic Photography
Somber Monochromatic Photography
Grasp This Season’s Sleek Leather Looks with Ondria Hardin
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Hauntingly Haute Editorials
Hauntingly Haute Editorials
The Archivist Editions Three Faces Photoshoot is Spooky
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Villainous Women's Couture
Villainous Women's Couture
Hot Topic Introduced a Line Inspired by Disney's Iconic Maleficent
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Darkly Vibrant Hosiery Ads
Darkly Vibrant Hosiery Ads
The Yuli Chulkova SS14 Stocking Campaign Stars Lyuda Ishutina
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Moody All-Black Editorials
Moody All-Black Editorials
Soo Joo Park Stars in the L’Officiel Singapore April 2014 Issue
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Modern Renaissance Editorials
Modern Renaissance Editorials
The FASHIONTREND Australia April 2014 Photoshoot Stars Emilia Skuza
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Seductive Forest Polaroids
Seductive Forest Polaroids
The 'Your Woman' Photos by Tristan Rösler are Sultry and Eerie
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Darkly Glamorous Editorials
Darkly Glamorous Editorials
The Glow 'Learning Curve' Photoshoot Stars Model Lisa Cant
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Outlandish Piercings Cover Shoots
Outlandish Piercings Cover Shoots
The Dazed Spring 2014 Issue Stars Model Mariacarla Boscono
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Spine-Chilling Forest Editorials
Spine-Chilling Forest Editorials
Bibi & Jacob Photograph Julia Elias for C-Heads
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Vampy Songstress Editorials
Vampy Songstress Editorials
The Kylie Minogue Vogue Australia Editorial Brings Out Her Alter-Ego
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Snow White-Inspired Editorials
Snow White-Inspired Editorials
Magda Languinge Stars in the Vogue Japan January 2014 Issue
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Elegant Vampiric Campaigns
Elegant Vampiric Campaigns
The CIEL 2013 Campaign Features Feminine and Edgy Attire
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Darkly Tribal Photoshoots
Darkly Tribal Photoshoots
Hejran by Fanny Van Poppel Showcases Dramatically Exotic Headpieces
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Gothic Playground Editorials
Gothic Playground Editorials
Rosamund Pike Stars in the W Magazine May 2014 Issue
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Gothic Western Editorials
Gothic Western Editorials
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Stars in Jalouse Magazine May 2014
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Gothic Cosmetic Close-Ups
Gothic Cosmetic Close-Ups
The Anna Moya Beauty Scene Exclusive Embraces Deep Violet Hues
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Gothic Superhero Collections
Gothic Superhero Collections
The Badacious SS 2014 Collection Would Fit Right in Gotham
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Darkly Feline Editorials
Darkly Feline Editorials
The Dress to Kill Winter 2013 Photoshoot Stars Model Gabrielle
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Gothic Feminine Photographs
Gothic Feminine Photographs
Morgynn Hanner Blends His Photos to Create Fluid Movement
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Darkly Enigmatic Photography
Darkly Enigmatic Photography
Alex Stoddard Explores Adolescence 'In the Wake of Thunder'
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Creepy Widow Captures
Creepy Widow Captures
The Whaling Widow Series was Done by Photographer Caroline Knopf
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Darkly Luxe Fashion
Darkly Luxe Fashion
The Prestige Singapore October 2013 Photoshoot Stars Lina Zhang
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Gothic Dream Girl Editorials
Gothic Dream Girl Editorials
The W Magazine May 2014 Issue Re-Interprets the Classic Dream Girl
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Occult Nature Editorials
Occult Nature Editorials
The Flair Magazine April 2014 issue Explores Duality
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Darkly Extravagant Editorials
Darkly Extravagant Editorials
The Wonderland Magazine Winter 2013/2014 Cover Stars Soo Joo Park
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Pop-Up Book-Inspired Fashion
Pop-Up Book-Inspired Fashion
The Alice + Olivia AW14 Collection is Darkly Enchanting
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Whimsical Witchcraft Editorials
Whimsical Witchcraft Editorials
The L'Officiel Italia Ambiguity Photoshoot is Sorceress-Themed
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Darkly Lustful Editorials
Darkly Lustful Editorials
The Bambi Magazine Issue XVI Focuses on Refined Roughness
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Gothic Parisian Photoshoots
Gothic Parisian Photoshoots
De Coeurs Noirs by Michael David Adams Stars Model Li Jun
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Undead Housewife Editorials
Undead Housewife Editorials
This Dazed and Confused Editorial Features Zombified Women
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Bewitching Bohemian Adventure Editorials
Bewitching Bohemian Adventure Editorials
Wasteland October 2013 Shows Off a Darker Bohemian Vibe
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Darkly Regal Photoshoots
Darkly Regal Photoshoots
The Series Titled 'From Lust to Glory' by Julia Javel Stars Model Sofya
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Dark Retro-Themed Editorials
Dark Retro-Themed Editorials
The Fashion Gone Rogue 'Nostalgia' Photoshoot Stars Li Wei
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Witch-Inspired Boho Fashion
Witch-Inspired Boho Fashion
The L’Officiel Netherlands April-May 2014 Editorial Stars Kim Noorda
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Glamorous Vixen Photoshoots
Glamorous Vixen Photoshoots
The Interview Russia April 2014 Photoshoot Stars Toni Garrn
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Glamorous Goth Depictions
Glamorous Goth Depictions
The NEKRomantic Image Series Embraces Darkly Demure Styling
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Unruly Rocker Editorials
Unruly Rocker Editorials
Tess Hellfeuer Gets Rebellious for Maire Claire Italia April 2014 Issue
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Gothic Butterfly Editorials
Gothic Butterfly Editorials
Lina Fox Stars in the CR Fashion Book Spring 2014 Issue
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Enchantingly Witchy Editorials
Enchantingly Witchy Editorials
The 9 Crow Street Lookbook Channels 'The Craft'
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Fiercely Dark Fashion Ads
Fiercely Dark Fashion Ads
The Gizia Fall 2013 Campaign Stars Model Juju Ivanyuk
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Subtle Dominatrix-Like Fashion
Subtle Dominatrix-Like Fashion
The DSTM AW13 Lookbook is Darkly Sensual
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Pop Art Punk Editorials
Pop Art Punk Editorials
The 'Exit Here' Editorial for Numero Russia Features Rosie Tapner
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Phantasmal Goth Editorials
Phantasmal Goth Editorials
Lea T is Positively Ghostly in What About Mag #1
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Glamorously Gothic Lookbooks
Glamorously Gothic Lookbooks
Gigi Hadid Stars in the New Lita Mortari Fall 2014 Campaign
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Scandanavian Enchanted Forest Editorials
Scandanavian Enchanted Forest Editorials
Manon Leloup Stars in V Magazine Fall 2013
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Bewitching Elizabethan Era Lookbooks
Bewitching Elizabethan Era Lookbooks
The Alice + Olivia Fall 2014 Line is Inspired by Shakespeare
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Gothic Hipster Mask Collections
Gothic Hipster Mask Collections
The Grifters SS 2014 Collection is a Mask-Filled Affair
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Child Witch Photography
Child Witch Photography
The Force by Tomaas is Innocently Dark and Supernatural
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Darkly Sensual Lingerie Lookbooks
Darkly Sensual Lingerie Lookbooks
The Barneys Underneath It All Catalog Stars Carola Remer
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Ghastly Gothic Fashion Photography
Ghastly Gothic Fashion Photography
This Series Includes Pale Girls Wearing Spikes and Leather
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Eerie Victorian Editorials
Eerie Victorian Editorials
This Valentino-Inspired Editorial Has a Dark Forest Feel
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Neo-Pagan Fashion Editorials
Neo-Pagan Fashion Editorials
This Eclectic Photo Shoot Creates Hidden References to the Occult
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