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Chicago Designer Launches Jet-Black, Goth-Inspired Collection

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With two large Edward Gorey exhibitions running at The Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago is having a goth-inspired moment. And no local designer better exemplifies this dark, otherworldly trend than Nicole Maret, The Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Called The Order, Maret's new line of womenswear is dominated by one moody tone: jet black. There are caped bodices, sheer fabrics, and leather goods. The collection "is a very feminine take" on Gothic culture, Maret told The Sun-Times. "You don't have to be 'goth' to wear these clothes, but if you are, then that's cool, too." Take a look at her collection here.
· Museums, books and brands bring goth back to Chicago [The Chicago Sun-Times]
· The Order [Official Site]