Fashion Line Inspired by Origin of Species

It’s cool to see someone so mainstream giving props to a scientist in such a creative way:

Alexander McQueen showed a collection inspired by Charles Darwin’s The Origin of the Species at Paris Fashion Week:

Models with their hair teased into devil-like horns, strutted the catwalk in minidresses decorated with all manner of colourful, elaborate skins.

Ruffled hemlines were frilled to resemble feathers, and vibrant fabrics were printed to resemble amphibian-like breastplates.

The high-tech show set then morphed into a prehistoric underwater scene, lending something of an otherworldly feel.

Darwin Fashion

Wow…those shoes…

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2 Responses to “Fashion Line Inspired by Origin of Species”


  1. 1 Global Villager October 11, 2009 at 10:16 pm

    Where did they get those models? They look like the origin of some strange new species!

  2. 2 linzeebinzee October 16, 2009 at 12:01 pm

    The ability to walk in those shoes must be a genetic mutation allowing them to adapt to that environment 😛


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