While summertime for many means bright festival fashion, neon rage-wear, and earthy bohemian threads, sometimes we just can't bring ourselves to stray from our hue of choice: black. A closet full of dark-as-night clothes may not seem like appropriate warm-weather clothing to some, but don't think that we'd every sacrifice our aesthetic just because the sun is shining and temperatures have gradually started to creep towards sweltering. We'll stay true to our goth lifestyle no matter what.
If you're not trying to ditch your witchy ways for the sake of summertime fashion, never fear: It's totally possible to wear black all summer long. From sleek swimsuits to coverups that are beach-goth approved, these summer style picks will keep you morbidly outfitted through the warmer months. Personal style should always be a reflection of your inner world—and for us that just happens to mean all black everything.
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An intimates-inspired romper makes getting ready a breeze. Forever 21, lace trim cami romper, $22.80, available at Forever 21.
Forget the maxi dress—this maxi top is just the right combo of witchy and regal. Free People, never enough maxi top, $148, available at Free People.
You can stop your search for the perfect baggy cutoffs—we've found them. OAK NYC, shredded harem shorts, $425, available at OAK NYC.
Sometimes you just need to express your #mood via t-shirt. Stay Home Club, awful loose tee, $36, available at Hello Holiday.
Keep away from the sun's rays in a hat fit for the next Supreme. Nasty Gal, hideaway panama hat, $58, available at Nasty Gal.
Get your beach witch vibe on. Flook, sahara beach dress, $82, available at ASOS.
Get some extra coverage at the beach with an edgy, sheer bathing suit. Boohoo, plus mesh detail crop bikini, $35, available at Boohoo.
Soak up the sun on a cosmically charged beach towel. Urban Outfitters, phases of the moon beach towel, $19, available at Urban Outfitters.
Sometimes weird tan lines are worth it.
Chromat, pentagram suit II, $288, available at Chromat.
Stay comfy with chunky '90s-inspired platform sandals. Zara, ankle strap sandles, $99.90, available at Zara.
Embrace your inner prep-goth with this sporty accessory. Topshop, sporty trim straw visor, $30, available at Topshop.
Wear this delicate top over your bikini to the beach or layered over a cool bralette for a night out. Ecote, eden crochet top, available at Urban Outfitters.
This isn't your mother's fringe. Monrow, fringe maxi skirt, $135, available at Revolve.
Every health goth needs a good crop top. Adidas Originals, trefoil crop top, $40, available at ASOS.
A sleeveless cape makes the ultimate final touch for pretty much any outfit. Carry on, Queen of Darkness. Missguided, crochet detail sleeveless kimono, $30, available at Missguided.