History of Leather in Gothic Fashion
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Gothic fashion stems from the Gothic Subculture which has its roots in the punk and post-punk movements of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Furthermore, the gothic style is characterized by dark clothing, heavy boots, and an obsession with all things dark & mysterious. Moreover, one of the key elements of gothic fashion is of course the use of leather elements. i.e. jackets, pants, corsets, and boots. Keep reading to learn more about the history of leather in gothic fashion..