Awards show fashion seems less and less about fashion and more and more about creating a moment that will live in infamy, or at least make a splash on social media. And to do that in a very noisy landscape, the (frankly lazy) tactic du jour seems to be: less (or nearly nothing) is more. Music and fashion have always had a close and symbiotic relationship, but with an increasing emphasis on the outlandish, even beyond what fashion typically has to offer, they seem to be diverging.
It’s a common complaint post-runway show: No real woman would ever wear that. But, really, no real woman would ever wear this: