As much as I appreciate the ruggedness of Unique’s London Fashion Week show, the Topshop brand’s use of antlers and fur (fur coats, fur for hair, furry eyebrows) to create a sense of animalism and earthiness fails to impress me.
In 2004, Australian brand Sass & Bide featured an array of antler and skull headdresses:
Viktor & Rolf did the same thing that year:
Back then it was shocking. Now it’s desperate.
As for the blatant Where the Wild Things Are theme, I wonder if Topshop realised Opening Ceremony did something similar last year?
Needless to say, the following is certainly an outfit only a Wild Thing could love.