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Dark gothic fashion for the beach and beyond.

The summer months may not be your best friend when black is a staple shade in your wardrobe all year round, but why shy away from the sun when you could be relaxing by the pool on your staycation in a killer swimsuit.

Woman in black gothic bikini : Dark alternative fashion

You don't need to switch your occult style for something a little more colourful either, when you can have some alternative swimwear that's as black as your soul. What better to slip into for a day sipping cocktails in the sun (under a parasol of course) than this perfectly black Sinister Strap bikini by Devil Fashion. Team it up with Lethal Cosmetics Redux Side FX Gel eyeliner for a killer look.

Woman in bat print bikini : Gothic fashion

In a similar fetching shade of black, Sourpuss's Luna Bats string bikini is just perfect for that beach goth look. Team it up with LivOLiv's Alchemy Chic thermal polish. When the heat is on it's sleek purple tone changes to a vibrant aqua for a quick colour change without having to fit in another manicure on your summer holiday.

Woman in red swimsuit : Gothic swimwear

Of course, summer's not all poolside drinks and relaxing on the beach, why not take to the water with Devil Fashion's deadly Theodora swimsuit in a perfectly dark blood red burgundy tone.

Lethal Cosmetics lip gloss : Alternative beauty

Complete the look with Lethal Cosmetics vibrant violet glitter Elemental Lumen lip gloss for a pop of blood cranberry colour. Why not prep beforehand with VE Cosmetics Gothlife lip scrub, a lush black sugar scrub that's a perfect alternative beauty addition to your make up bag all year round.

Woman in skull print swimsuit : Dark alternative swimwear

Fancy a change of style for the summer? Go for a gothabilly look with this Multi Skulls Monokini by Sourpuss, this cut out midsection swimsuit makes for the perfect faux-kini.

Team it up with a shimmering cat-eye look using Lethal Cosmetics Payload Glitch liquid eye shadow, in a lush multichromatic violet peacock tone. Keep your look in place even on the hottest of days with Stargazer's Make Up Fixing Spray.

Peacock toned eyeshadow applicator : Lethal Cosmetics

For a look that can easily take you from the poolside to the socially distanced dancefloor, make your staycation one to remember with Devil Fashion's Highland Fling Bikini Top. Match it up with their Highland Fling bikini bottoms for a daytime look.

Tartan print bikini : Gothic summerwear

This summer may be a little different to usual, but that doesn't mean that you can't have a summer staycation in style. Besides, who needs an excuse to slip into a bat print bikini!

Kit yourself out for the holidays and beyond with a killer selection of alternative swimwear and beauty finds at Attitude Clothing.