Fashion flaws, guys in gauze…

November 4, 2008

Super-secret memo to fashion show staff -

Okay, this isn’t a criticism. You did what you had to do when every single male model at the show refused to wear our creations and said they were “creepier than hyena poop.”

And yes, the models did provoke you by saying, “If you want us to wear this garbage, you’re going to have to torture us.”

But where you went wrong was sending them out afterwards without makeup, because you know, male models aren’t supposed to make the audience retch.

Oh, and another thing. Next time, make sure the backstage microphone is off before you get out the red-hot iron pokers.

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Models present creations from Indian designer Narendra Kumar’s collection during the third day of Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai October 22, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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is this because of halloween????

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UmNome

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Hmmm… I think I’d rather see some model wearing a handkerchief and a bomber jacket. This “look” is just sick. The designer needs serious therapy.

In all honesty, this is very interesting. It makes the clothes look more mysterious and powerful. And if you’ve ever seen male models walk, then the torture theme might answer some questions.

Posted by Mary K | Report as abusive

Hey, he’s still cute. (bottom picture)

Posted by Melissa | Report as abusive

What is this? Some sort of reactionary response to Pakistani militarism? Solidarity with the Kurds? If it’s S&M there ought to be some restraints. Whatever it is, it’s at least one step over the line.

Posted by gwmc | Report as abusive

Don’t worry . It was all for a good gauze.

Posted by wizardovoz | Report as abusive