Gothic Lolita – One woman's fancy dress is another
woman's everyday dress: Gothic Lolitas spend a considerable amount of
money on custom-made clothes and accessories that make them look like
Victorian child prostitutes. Whatever floats their boat.
Chances of replicating it correctly: high, provided
you're willing to fork out for the dress (which can set you back around
$100 for a basic model; custom-made ones are pricier).
You can read the whole article here: http://www.vogue.it/en/people-are-talking-about/obsession-of-the-day/2011/10/gothic-guide-halloween
Try not to get your bloomers in too much of a bunch about this article! As I'm sure most of you are aware, Halloween seems to be the time where fashion writers everywhere seem to think they're an expert in every sub-culture to ever have even a slight penchant for wearing black. I just thought some of you might get a kick out of fashionistas going on Halloween wearing $100 Victorian child prostitute dresses, whatever that might be, claiming to be a chic Gothic Lolita XD