Reel Style: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Channel Lisbeth Salander's goth-chic aesthetic with these runway looks.

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Considering the explosive international success of Stieg Larsson's "Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," it's hardly surprising that some designers echoed into Lisbeth Salander's dark, goth-chic vibe. This week's release of the English adaptation, starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara, gave us the perfect opportunity to delve a little deeper into Lisbeth's edgy look.
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Lisbeth looks particularly punky in this latest screen version of the Steig Larrsson book. Rooney Mara got several piercings (not to mention bleached her eyebrows) for the part.
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Her dark, mysterious appeal is furthered by her devotion to motorcycle jackets and black hoodies.
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Even Lisbeth's haircut -- a jet-black, asymmetrical crop shaved on one side -- seems to have gained popularity (case in point: supermodel Alice Dellal).
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Practically every look in Mugler's fall collection was Lisbeth-ready. Our pick: a patent leather skirt and exposed bra top.
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Likewise, this form-fitting Givenchy ensemble features jet black trousers and a structured velvet top.
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Alber Elbaz evidently had serpents on the brain for Spring '12, creating a series of punky, snake-printed looks.
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Lisbeth may not be slipping into an evening gown any time soon, but if she were to find the right occasion, we bet she'd reach for Alexander Wang's slashed satin gowns.
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Cushnie et Ochs put a decidedly goth-chic spin on their fall collection with anatomical ribbing and slashed skirts.
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This boudoir-inspired look from Jean Paul Gaultier channels Lisbeth's tattooed aesthetic with a more feminine appeal.
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Jen Kao experimented with punky, studded textures on this corseted black mini-dress.
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Rad Hourani -- always prone to a goth reference or two -- proposed oversize motorcycle jackets (practical for the motorcycle maven, Lisbeth) with plenty of exposed silver zippers.
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For a more romantic take on punk rock style, Dior paired sheer black lace separates with menswear staples.
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Even Chanel seems to have tapped into "Dragon Tattoo," with fingerless leather gloves and shiny black boots.
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A slightly more grown-up take on the goth trend can be found on Balmain's fall runway, which featured this slim black suit in a stamped leather.
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