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 895 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Goth Dresses. Most recently, blogger kendallthings wore her black romwe dress with a black romwe coat, black romwe bag, and crimson Forever 21 socks.