Goth Dresses first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Edinburgh blogger DigitalLove of j-ad0rrre.blogspot.co.uk. She wore her black Love Label zip dress with a black Miss Selfridge lace blouse, black new look boots, and black Peacocks baker boy hat. Since then, Goth Dresses have grown in popularity as bloggers from Jeddah, Los Angeles, and Finland have discovered them. Popular brands of Goth Dresses are thrifted, Topshop, Forever 21, vintage, and H&M.
There are currently 1007 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Goth Dresses. Most recently, blogger alanaruas of instintodevestir.com styled her Chicwish dress with a NYCT glasses.