In The Market For: Gothic Gamine

08/17/2011 10:45 pm ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

Runway image: Getty / Graphics by: Kristin Eddington
Clockwise From Left: Lanvin Fall '11, Marc by Marc Jacobs Last Dance Corsage Bracelet, Akong Crystal Tassel Collar Necklace, Mulberry Raglan Dress, Carven Tie-Front Blouse, Bisou Bijoux Coloured Heart Cameo Earrings, Giambattista Valli Embellished Satin Loafers, Sleepless Night by Yoshitomo Nara

This fall, designers are bringing lightness to all that is dark and gothic. These playful but moody pieces call to mind the work of Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara, who often features cartoonish, mischievous characters. Fashion loves a juxtaposition, and this is no exception.