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Dark Romance

Dress in all black and bring out your vampy side 

Wearing black is easy. It’s flattering, options are endless and it matches with everything in your closet (especially more black!). If you’re look for ways to take it up a notch, look for pieces made of lace and leather for a gothic chic vibe. With a little inspiration from some of our favorite and most stylish celebrities, bring out your dark side this season. From recent sightings of Kristen Stewart in an Rock ‘n’ Roll frock and Nicole Richie in intricate leather to actresses Felicity Jones in a romantic gown and Nina Dobrev in a vampy jumpsuit, see how they make their style dark and romantic, and shop our favorite styles below.

Red Carpet Inspiration

Nicole Richie at the 2015 Daily Front Row Fashion Awards in a black leather-bodice Alfredo Villalba dress.

Actress Nina Dobrev in Zuhair Murad at the ELLE Women in Television Awards 2015. 

Actress Kristen Stewart at the ‘Still Alice’ New York premiere wearing Roksanda.


British actress Felicity Jones at 2015 Critics’ Choice Awards in Dolce & Gabbana. 

Shop Dark & Romantic Styles

Dresses

Perforated Leather Dress

Mesh & Lace Cut-Away

Limited Edition Britt’s Holiday Dress

Motel Swing Dress With Lace Up & Flare Sleeves

Tops

Ruffle Tie Blouse

ASOS Victoriana Top

Burnout Velvet Fringe Kimono

Frenchi Lace Tie Top (Juniors)

Skirts

Crochet Mini Skirt

Black leather-look pleated midi skirt

Born to Ride Vintage Leather Skirt and Top Set

Coated Lace Pencil Skirt

Jumpsuits

Lace Bodice Harem Pant Jumpsuit

Temperley Folk Lace Jumpsuit

Long Sleeve Romper

ASOS Flare Jumpsuit With Mesh Top

Shoes

Leea ankle strap sandals

Leather High Heel Wraparound Sandals

Hippik 100 cutout leather ankle boots

Joie Shari Perforated Snake-Embossed Leather Bootie, Black

Handbags

Christian Louboutin Loubibow Satin Flap-Top Clutch Bag, Black

‘Eartha’ Vachetta Leather Satchel

Prisma Envelope Sling Bag

Avery Cross Body Bag