Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Fall/pre-fall '14: goth on the runway

Just wanted to share a few goth/dark fashion runway looks I'd liked from Fall/pre-fall '14. Commentary below each photo.
Katie Gallagher RTW Fall 2014


Another from the line. 
I've never heard of Katie Gallagher, but I really liked the look of these wearable styles. Actually, this is kind of what I wear to the office every day. Nu goth for the office, I'd say. 
Marc by Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2014
Was really surprised to see this traditional silhouette, which I thought was out of style. It's lovely here, kind of like a grownup gothic lolita.  Love the capelet
Philosophy by Natalie Ratabesi RTW Fall 2014
G-g-g-ghostly white was everywhere. I'm loving this and would love to see more. I especially like how tattered it looks. 

Dion Lee RTW Fall 2014 (Australian designer, btw)
Ex cybergoth me is loving the freakin mirrors on this thing. Probably beads. 

Valentino pre-fall 2014
A few years ago, I saw a girl in Williamsburg who had the Amish-goth look down. I know it doesn't sound like it would be cool (she wore something like the above, but it was floor-length) but it was seriously the most unique goth look I'd ever seen. I was inspired to make an amish-goth look myself, but it wasn't as cool. 
Dawid Tomaszewski RTW Fall 2014 
I feel like the long horse-hair-looking jackets are going to be big. 

Ann Yee RTW Fall 2014 
How cool is this? This reminds me of the strange Panda goths. I don't have the grace or poise to pull this off, but still. 
KTZ RTW Fall 2014

same line as above.

I dont' know how this designer can see into my soul. First off: those boots! omg. And the first look is like a cybergoth Inquisitor. I've been thinking of Inquisition-themed looked (y'know, since we bought all those crosses last year!). Needs to be gold crosses though. As for the second one, I don't know how this designer could see into my soul, but this is exactly the kind of vaguely-ethnic/almost-scifi look I was thinking of. 

Herm├Ęs RTW Fall 2014
Another horsehair-looking jacket. 
MT Costello RTW Fall 2014
Before I knew what Jill Tracy actually looked like, I always pictured her in something like this. Piano lounge/starlet goth needs to be a thing. Not my thing, since I don't have this kind of beauty. But somebody, somewhere. Also, I guess more of the cut-out dresses are coming our way. I'm cool with that. I liked those. Still have to get one.

Which one's your favorite?

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  1. I really love that last gown! :D

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    1. yeah and the hair and the makeup...the whole thing.

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  2. Wow, some of these are truly gorgeous. I love the horsehair stuff and the Marc Jacobs capelet and those boots...the inquisitor outfit is awesome. I'm not a fan of cutout dresses, but this last gown is pretty as well.

    As for the first two sets with the skater skirts, I find them very convenient. I love wearing easy looks like those and I'd be glad if they'll become legit office - wear this season...! :)

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    1. yeah, I couldn't get enough of that horsehair stuff! since winter doesn't seem to be ending soon, might be time to go shopping for one, heh.

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  3. The skirt with tulle coming out the bottom is awesome!

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    1. yeah...truth be told the tulle sold me on posting that pic

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  4. Good god, this is looking to be a stunning season. I don't think there's a single aspect I dislike. Excellent collection!

    Something that popped into my head when I re-emerged on tumblr recently; are you an Eliza Gauger fan? She did the problem glyphs I posted about a month or so ago, and does a lot of cyberpunk and dystopian art you'd love. I'm contemplating featuring her again on my blog. Also, if you're feeling like inquisitor fashion, do investigate Alexander McQueen's 2013 pre-autumn/winter collection - http://www.alexandermcqueen.com/experience/en/alexandermcqueen/archive/womens-pre-autumnwinter-2013/

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  5. Got to love the shoes in the third pic as well! I love the bell skirts, they look comfy and not too childish but still kind of loose... but everything else I couldn´t like so forgive me :)

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    1. yeah I love those shoes too! lol no worries. I know you're not a fan of these Fashion with a capital "F" posts!

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  6. I love them all. My fave is the one you call Amish goth, but I refer to as mod goth. The purple/blue lipstick is pretty.

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    1. er, the one I called amish was the Valentino one and the mod one/panda one was the Ann Yee one. totally agree with the lipstick! it makes the whole look

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    2. Yep, the Valentino looks very Mod to me, luv it.

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