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Holiday Gift Guide for the Goth

I don’t know about you, but there have been a fair amount of instances over the years where I wanted to get a gift for a friend but was at a loss because I had no idea what to purchase for them. Yeah, you could get them a gift card or money, something innocuous. But there’s really no fun in that. Or maybe I’m the only one who enjoys the process of searching stores and getting that rush of satisfaction. There are times when I would have loved getting my hands on that guide that tells you exactly what to buy and for who.

This season, give that lovely goth girl in your life something great that she’ll want to wear to all the hot underground parties. People generally view goth as heavy dark makeup and lots of spikes, generally Halloween-ish. But I’ll bet you they’ve never seen the trendy, stylish side of goth fashion. Be it a hot handbag or a drop dead dress, these ghoulish gifts are sure to impress.

Check out my top 8 picks for your ghoulish gal below! There’s bound to be something to spike your interest.

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1. Motel The Bella Dress
Despite the term ‘goth’ and all associated implications, goth girls love having a splash of color in their outfits when they step out. This trendy piece features a slightly plunging neckline and flared skirt. It looks great paired with a leather jacket, some spiked cuffs, and a pair of platform boots!

2. Black, Gold Studded Handbag
This awesome black and gold handbag has a doctor style look and synthetic leather for your animal lovin’ gal. (Anyone else thinking of Abby Sciuto on NCIS? 😉 ) Lined with fabric and featuring gold studs and zipper closures, this bag is sure to impress as she steps out with all her ghouly necessities.

3. Motel Dotted Caged Dress
This vintage dotted cage dress has just the right amount of attitude with black cage detailing, and balances out with pretty polka dots. Pair this sassy-and-sweet number with spiked bracelets and rad platform boots.

4. Black and Chrome Studded Clutch with Spiked Knuckle Duster Handle
With gunmetal spikes adorning both sides and a spiked knuckle duster for a handle, what better way for your punk princess to protect her money? This fierce piece has a detachable chain, so it can feature as a clutch or purse.

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5. Abbey Dawn WTH Studded Tartan Plaid Platforms
Avril Lavigne’s recently released line is full of her punky spirit and edgy fashion. These 4 1/2 inch platform heels headline any outfit with red plaid and all over silver spike detailing. With these sharp heels adorning your lady’s legs, she’s sure to turn any outfit into a hot look and be the center of attention.

6. nOir Highlight Crystal Spike Stud Earrings
These petite pretties are sure to grab a second look, with a glittering faceted crystal supplemented by a singular miniature spike on each earring. A set of these accessories can add just the slightest edge to any ensemble.

7. Abbey Dawn By Avril Lavigne Hell Yeah Studded Wedge Booties
Pump it up with these fabulous punk glam studded booties. Measuring up with a 5  inch chunky heel, these booties have black leather strap detailing and silver studs covering the heel and platform.

8. Rugged Black Leatherette Cuff Bracelet with Multi-Chain
A classic multi-tiered chain bracelet kicked up a notch with leather woven into the chain detail. These chains will captivate the attention of anyone, adding a subtle and binding statement.