Over the past year or so, we've noticed a sea change in the world of high-fashion that's been seeping into the streetwear world. The look is a mix of streetwear and high-end fashion and is defined by a dark, gothic-inspired aesthetic. Think Rick Owens sneakers with En Noir pants and blacked-out Air Force 1s. We've dubbed the fledgling style movement "street goth" as we've seen it grow into a mainstream style sported by many of today's most prominent rappers.
We even went as far as naming it one of the best trends of 2012 a few months ago. Downtown and Harlem kids have been rocking this style for a couple years now, but it's reaching a critical mass as it becomes more popular on the Internet and beyond. Maybe A$AP Rocky was onto something. We delve deeper into the subject as we ask: What is Street Goth?