Elegant Gothic Prom Dresses Design

Goth fashion is usually dependent on hair and body type very much dissimilar to mainstream fashion. However, there are women who prefer Gothic prom dresses because the fashion looks right on all body types. As with gothic wedding dresses, these dresses can be recognized through its stark white or black clothing, hair and make up in strong shades of blues or purples, deep reds, in styles and materials that bring to mind the romantic period.

Gothic style has been creeping into main stream daily-wear since the early 80's (1980's that is). It can be said that new age gothic couture is based on designs from the Victorian and Renaissance era; elegant laces, curve-making corsetry, lace-backs, tall heeled boots- the list goes on and on. From the usual to the Gothic plus size wedding dresses which made specifically to order.

Gothic Prom Dress DesignersLet's face it: Prom-time is the perfect time to display the accentuating, and liberating, pieces presented by Gothic fashion. There is a Sweeney Todd (a fictional character who first appeared as the antagonist of the Victorian penny dreadful The String of Pearls) appeal to many aspects of today's gothic dress-ware and this era of attire dates back to the 1800's. There is no doubt that gothic fashion stemmed from years-past but in this current age of abstract fashion we cannot deny that Goth has been revamped, in its own unique way, over the past ten to fifteen years.

The prom is an excellent setting to display your individuality and style which is why the Gothic prom dresses selection has recently exploded. Not only can we benefit from top-name designers - like Alexander McQueen - and their fast selling, Goth-based couture's but the demand for 'high fashion Goth' has local designers coming out of the woodwork too. You are not likely to find proper Gothic designs at your local JCPenny store but the gap between wanting a Goth-design and actually having access to it is slowly closing in.

Gothic Prom Gowns PhotographyGothic designers such as Lip Service, Zoe Lloyd, Dark Star, Jeannie Nitro and The Dark Angel are only a few of the easily accessible creators of this uniquely inspiring apparel. Companies like these offer wide varieties of elegant Goth-styles for occasions such as prom, where a formal-feel is needed. Not all, but most of these prom dress designers can work with you on a personal level to make one-of-a-kind dresses. In retrospect, the more underground the Goth-designer is the more likely you are to receive true one-on-one attention (and a one-of-a-kind design). Just be sure to scope out, and approve of, the designers 'portfolio' before making any agreements.