The gallery above is from the Afira Autumn/Winter 2009 collection--the designer's debut offering to the fashion gods. With Madonna-esque cone bra top dresses, over-the-elbow gloves and plenty of leather and lace, this line exemplifies Gothic glamour.
We've seen a number of fashion collections and editorials that blend the contrasting stereotypes of bad girl and goodie-two-shoes. Check out some of my favorites below.
Implications - Gothic is one of those rare themes that's had an extremely long lifespan in different artistic mediums. Often defined as dark and sublime, this theme has inspired literature, art and a style of dress that's become everlasting through time. The history and the culture its spawned is one that brands use to market to consumers who see the theme as more than just a stereotypical, angry teenage phase.
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