Ya want me back in the shower, Mr. Hitchcock?

September 24, 2009


“Dear, one of the young ladies from that Manson family up the street is here selling homemade lunchmeat! Can she put us down for some?”

Okay, that was an imaginary conversation. But this photo here, which I have artfully censored, is an actual “creation” from a fashion collection in Milan this week. I did not make it up.

So what I wonder is, how far does this insane circle of sociopathy extend? Some designer draws a sketch and says, “Hey boss! Look what I came up with!”

Then, instead of having the designer institutionalized, the boss just says, “Great job! Have this made in time for the September show!”

It gets worse. They hand the outfit to some model, and instead of beating her boss to death with a croquet mallet, she just puts it on, complete with blood, and stumbles onto the runway.

But my very worst fear of all is that we might cover the show and just run regular fashion shots of it, with routine captions, as if it’s just an Audrey Hepburn classic little black dress. Nah, that could never happen!

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A model presents a creation as part of Seduzioni Diamonds Valeria Marini Spring/Summer 2010 women’s collection in Milan September 23, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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The pic’s caption says diamonds… where are the diamonds??Maybe someone beat up the poor girl for them and took off…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Bloody good fashion!

Posted by Prince Charles | Report as abusive

Aw, c’mon Blog Guy. Why the censorship? If it’s art, it can’t be pornographic. Says so on the internet. Somewhere.

Posted by Dave | Report as abusive


Posted by YO YO | Report as abusive

Did “America’s Next Top Model” add a new twist to the competition while I had my back turned? Damn!

Posted by Krista | Report as abusive

Krista, I guess you didn’t see that America’s Next Top Model had been combined with Dexter this season….

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Needs MORE censoring. …and perhaps the designer should get some medication to censor his psychotic ideas.

Posted by some guy *name censored* | Report as abusive

So what are they promoting, the designs or the blood? It’s a freaking shirt and some underwear spattered with blood. I don’t see what even makes it “fashionable.”

Posted by Erik Deckers | Report as abusive

You clearly have no sense of style, Mr. Deckers. I suppose you’re one of those people who wear a tourniquet all the time….

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

oh my God!!!! this is twisted!!! sick! I wonder what people felt when they saw this woman on the runway.. or were they this thing.. ummm what were they?! I cant remember it but this sado-mazo people.. as if its not enough she’s selling her body, add completing some perverted men’s desires to this.. ewwww! I feel more distant from people day by day.. hahaha male female have some weird sick ummmm emotions? no no ummmm anyway I cant find the word… probably they will cover models with this brown stuff in near future after covering them with red paint (blood)… I was shocked when I first heard about this actually.. No no I wasnt interested.. just some of my friend’s boyfriend was my fb friend.. so I was looking at his pics.. ooo my god.. then I deleted him and my friend tells me this “come on enlightened despot, I told you that he was a bit kinky” kinky?? then she asks me how come I can call myself “enlightened” ! :-/ o well I hope she’s getting enlightened well at these days… ewwww yeak!!! unlimited freedom they say… this isnt freedom.. Marquis de Sade was a pervert aristocrat and spent most of his life in jail… but still why do I have to l,ke him! he was a perve… anyway where did I come here from lol … :)

Posted by Garfi’s despot mother | Report as abusive

Zombie chic?

Posted by Ian | Report as abusive

What woman wouldnt want to be seen out and about in this high fashion outfit?

Posted by digipixx | Report as abusive

Just when you thought fashion shows and the whole hideous modeling industry that has done SO MUCH to wreak girl’s and women’s body images and self esteem. Now they have to make it a mix of violence. It give me chills to think of the people who get off on seeing a half naked skinny chick walking down a runway with red karo syrup on her. Glamorizing death and violence in this way is reprehensible. Is that the word I am looking for? D.I.S.G.U.S.T.I.N.G. !!!!!

Posted by Shan | Report as abusive

Disgusting works for me, Shan. Of course, you’re being generous in assuming that isn’t real blood…

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

@Ian “Zombie chic?”That’s what I thought when I saw it.

Posted by PetPunkRock | Report as abusive

I’m guessing it’s just a nose bleed from being anemic! Good grief, someone give that girl a sandwich.

Posted by marla | Report as abusive

Reprehensible. This designer is clearly trying to make the news by doing something that is brainlessly shocking. You must question the motives. This is not a person who cares about anything in life but themselves and their little career. This is not only irresponsible and childish, but downright hateful. No one needs to see this on the runway. Shameful adolescent crap. Maybe this designer should get a job as a SFX make-up assistant and give the fashion world a break.

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