As some one who still frequents Hot Topic, I couldn't help but fall in love. So, of course, I was ecstatic when TrendHunter posted pics from their FW2010 Lookbook. And WOW! it was like the collection grew up.
For a long time, there's been a debate online and IRL about dressing "Goth" after high school, especially when normal "functioning" society frowns on the alternative look. I still have plaid skirts and Tripp pants but the times I wear them now are few and select.
It seems that Evil Twin could be a possible solution. Their new collection marries punk grunge and dark glam while still incorporating current trends. Scroll down and see for yourself. And while you're looking, listen to this little tune by Lesbian Bed Death. I don't like the band name (>_<) but I love this song and "I Use My Powers for Evil" really goes with the lookbook.
Drape and Flow has been a reoccurring theme for the past year. While some struggle to keep fabric close to their body (i.e. leggings) others are content with just letting it be.
From sequins to glitter to metallics, it seems that people
are slowly morphing into disco balls. Yay!
TEARING IT UP
Drawing inspiration from 80's/90's punk & grunge, the deconstruction trend has
evolved past jeans. For FW2010, anything can be shredded and hole-y.
Their US rep Agent Icon recently posted on their blog that Evil Twin will debut in stores soon. I'm e-mailing them to see which ones.
JUL 16 UPDATE:
Agent Icon replied saying ShopBop and ShopNastyGal both carry the line. The prices look like they'll be in the $50-$150 range. It's not cheap but worth saving up for. I really want the Oil Slick Cape.