The ladies of Pretty Little Liars took some subtle (and some not so subtle) goth inspiration at the 2016 People’s Choice Awards. And they kinda nailed it. The cast members each have their own take, but they definitely helped give goth a chic name on the red carpet.
What really brings this look together (for what I’m dubbing “the goth comeback”) is Mitchell’s slicked back hair. Celeb hair stylist Chris Appleton created the look using a smoothing cream and the StyleLink Gloss Booster by MATRIX but I’m pretty sure we could all create this look on a “no poo” week.
Side note on that side leg: Angelina Jolie may have some competition for best statement leg on a red carpet.
Lucy Hale took a slightly different approach to the goth comeback with a more Victorian inspiration layered in. Even her hair stylist took this cue. Kristin Ess was behind the style and tweeted, “How do you secure a short bob in a super-textured-romantic-Victorian-inspired-braidy-updo in torrential downpour? Pin & pray.”
Benson on the other hand goes more edgy, slightly less goth and little more Michael Jackson with those shoulder details.
And the most subtle goth look of them all goes to Troian Bellisario. It might not be obvious at first but change this photo to black and white, make the dress all black and this could be something straight out of those photos of your ancestors. Bellisario just brings it to life, so to speak.