Avril Lavigne’s Goth Glam Style Makes ‘Killer’ Comeback With New Fashion Collab

Whether intentional or not, Avril Lavigne has always been a style icon, from her iconic men’s tie-and-tank-top look, to her slogan tees and baggy pants, to her infatuation with all things Hello Kitty. Now, the singer is leaning into her oft-imitated aesthetic with an official fashion collaboration with Killstar.

Handpicked by the singer, the eye-catching collection for the UK-based retailer features ready-to-wear fashion, accessories and intimates in a signature bubblegum pop pink colorway that perfectly reflects Lavigne’s goth-meets-girlie aesthetic.

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“I like Killstar’s clothing because it is punk and edgy but feminine at the same time,” Lavigne tells Rolling Stone. “They took my creative vision and brought it to life with tangible pieces which are so cool. The collection is definitely my vibe of things I would wear.”

From body-hugging mini dresses to baggy sweats and crop tops, the collection showcases a wide range of silhouettes, with patterns and colors that reflect the pop-punk princess persona Lavigne is known for.

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“The pieces are sexy, edgy, with a twist of goth. I love the contrast of the skulls on sexy pieces and lingerie,” she says. “I’ve always loved skeleton prints and barbed wires. I have so many skull designed things in my own home, so of course, I decided to do some pieces with that and skeleton prints.”

With standalone styles and separates that can be mixed and matched into her customers’ existing wardrobes, the line is a perfect representation not only of Lavigne’s personal style but also her high-low fashion philosophy.

“I love wearing baggie hoodies and skate shoes, but then I also love brands like Vivienne Westwood and Versace,” she says. “My style has always been whatever comes naturally to me in that moment. Sometimes it’s

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  • September 6, 2022