Style Spotlight: Goth Halloween

October 05, 2018

Style Spotlight: Goth Halloween

Go to spooktacular extremes this holiday! A palette of pure black sets the mood for the season of shivers, tingles, and dark romance.

When it comes to Halloween decor, there’s nothing wrong with your standard-issue black and orange. Except that it’s a little…basic. This is a holiday that demands drama, so why not pile on the black for a ghoulish goth effect. Don’t be afraid—we promise it’ll be chic.

Heritage Lace® Halloween Gala Door Swag

This versatile piece works as a valance, door swag, or lampshade koozie. It doesn’t scream Halloween, but if you look at it for a few seconds, the filigree bats and skulls make themselves noticed. Boo!

14.5-Inch Feathered Owl Halloween Decorative Accent in Black

A feathered owl with glittering green eyes adds a great Halloween effect to a centerpiece or perched on a bookshelf. Hoo knew?

Halloween Candy Skull Throw Pillow

Okay, so the purple candy skull isn’t going to scare anyone, but fun is also a big part of Halloween.

Garland Skulls Rug in Black

For those who like their scary on the down low, here’s a subtle skull-and-crossbones-pattern rug that comes in 5’ x 7’ and 8’ x 10’ sizes.

Allstate Halloween Web Skull in Black

Black lace dresses up everything, turning an otherwise ordinary human skull into something truly special.

Sienna 3-Light Flickering Candelabra in Black

Black candles are just plain spooky—all the more so when flickering eerily, as if stirred by a spectral presence. Less spooky is the fact that these “candles” are flameless, making them a safe alternative to the real thing.

Sugar Skulls Table Topper from Heritage Lace®

Dress up your table with a skull tablecloth. This one’s got texture and shimmer, which makes it feel special.

Heritage Lace® Spider Web 30-Inch Round Table Topper in Black

Layer this delicate-looking topper over a solid-color tablecloth for an enchanting effect. It also works as a tablecloth on its own.

Qualia Artisan Goblets in Black (Set of 4)

Even tap water goes down like a magic potion when sipped from a hefty chalice. Now imagine a cabernet.

Fiesta® Skull and Vine Luncheon Plate in Black

Sure, it’s decorated with skulls, but this sturdy plate is more pretty than frightening. Add it to a set of black or white (or….orange) dishes for just a pop of holiday.

Staub® 3.5-Quart Pumpkin Cocotte in Burnt Orange

The black version of this enameled cast-iron pot is about as chic as cucurbits get, but in burnt orange, it stuns and exudes the festive spirit. It goes from stovetop to oven to table for a dramatic presentation of an autumnal stew.

Lace Morticia Women’s Halloween Costume

It wouldn’t be fair if your table got to wear something more fun than you did on Halloween!

–Audrey Scrivener

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