11/29/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Washington Gothic: Zapatero's Daughters Draw Inspiration From DC...See Which Washingtonians Have Gone Goth (PHOTOS, POLL)

When Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero's daughters Laura, 16, and Alba, 13, were photographed last week, it looked like the teenage pair had hit their goth stride, wearing long black dresses, combat boots, and thick eyeliner. But the girls have nothing to be embarrassed about -- in fact, they're in good company amongst Washingtonians who dabble on the dark side of the color spectrum. Desiree Rogers, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and even Michelle Obama aren't afraid to give the goth look a go. Check out their gloom-and-doom inspired looks, and tell us who's the gothest and who's just a poser:

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