Philip Treacy at London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013. (Gareth Cattermole/GETTY IMAGES)
Treacy’s collection was introduced by Lady Gaga, who wore a diaphonous pink veil. But the collection paid tribute, in part, to Michael Jackson, with a model walking the runway in the famous “Thriller” jacket, and a hat made of a bejeweled white glove, resting on a model’s head like Thing from the Adams Family. Other designs included saucer-like Mickey Mouse ears, science fiction-inspired crowns, a ferris wheel, and a giant smiley face.
Philip Treacy Spring/Summer 2013 collection. (Jonathan Short/AP) Philip Treacy Spring/Summer 2013 collection. (Jonathan Short/AP) Philip Treacy at London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013. (Gareth Cattermole/GETTY IMAGES)
Treacy isn’t the only one to send some strangely beautiful — and just plain strange — creations down the runway for fashion weeks in New York and London. Take a look at these:
The Thom Browne Spring 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. (John Minchillo/AP)
Designer Asher Levine walks the runway at the Asher Levine Spring 2013 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Pier 81 Studio on September 9, 2012 in New York City. (Mike Coppola/GETTY IMAGES)
A model presents creations from the 2013 spring/summer collection of designer Fyodor Golan at London Fashion Week in London on September 14, 2012. (CARL COURT/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)
A model presents a creation from the threeASFOUR Spring/Summer 2013 collection during New York Fashion Week, September 8, 2012. (ANDREW BURTON/REUTERS)
Designer Phillippe Blond walks the runway at The Blonds spring 2013 fashion show during MADE Fashion Week at Milk Studios on September 11, 2012 in New York City. (Joe Kohen/GETTY IMAGES)
Correction: A previous version of the caption for The Blonds incorrectly stated that it was part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, and that the person in the photo above is a model. It was part of MADE fashion week at Milk Studios in New York, and the above photo is of designer Phillipe Blond.
Maura Judkis covers culture, food, and the arts for the Weekend section and Going Out Guide.