Some are calling it "medieval." Others say it's the "Joan of Arc" trend.
We like to think of it as the trend most likely inspired by a string of pop culture phenomena like Kristen Stewart's Snow White remix and the HBO hit Game of Thrones.
But whatever you call it or however you think designers got it into their heads to reinterpret it, one thing is clear: strong women were strutting down fall runways with some serious heavy metal looks and accents, complete with gothic colors and details. If chivalry's dead, it's because these women killed it. And we're into it. Here are some of our favorite looks to inspire your inner warrior fashionista.