It’s not Fashion Week without some styles that are so strange, they’re hilarious. Not that I don’t appreciate creativity and artistry. There’s a reason runway shows are distinguished from ready-to-wear, because it allows designers to explore certain concepts that they wouldn’t be able to do otherwise. But I’m a firm believer that art needs to engage the audience, to provoke thinking, not befuddlement. If the viewer has no idea what the artist is trying to convey, then the dialogue is lost. If the emperor is naked, then someone needs to point it out.
Here are 8 styles that left me in confusion (perhaps you can lend some clarity?):
The umbrella hairpin says “Lucky,” but I would feel pretty unlucky wearing this outfit.
What’s your take on some of these looks? Don’t forget to read my other post about Panama Fashion Week here!