Paint It Black: 17 Ways To Channel Your Inner Lydia Deetz

There's just something about the cooling of the weather that makes dressing head to toe in black so attractive to us. But don’t roll your eyes just yet — you should know that our idea of goth fashion has nothing to do with velour corsets or Hot Topic.
Our darker-side picks come across more as the ideal grown-up wardrobe of some of our very favorite film antiheroines. What do we think that a 20-something Wednesday Addams or Lydia Deetz would favor? Dark makeup buoyed by a healthy sense of humor, morbidly graphic sweatshirts and tanks, and tailored-to-perfection black dresses. It’s a touch of the macabre — a rather subtle way to keep it goth — without going the full, traditional “Goths Up Trees” monty.
Ready to walk down this subtle-goth path with us? Put on your favorite Cure record, line your eyes in the darkest black, and click through.

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