12 Weird Fashion Moments from 2017 That Made Us Say, “Wait, What?”

12 Weird Fashion Moments from 2017 That Made Us Say, “Wait, What?”

COURTESY / KATIE BUCKLEITNER

Fashion-wise, 2017 had a lot of highs. It was a year in which there was more diversity on the runway, a year when designers used their platforms to make powerful political statements, and a year that included more body type inclusivity.

But it was also a year in which Crocs made (another) comeback, toilet paper passed for a purse, and thong jeans happened. Keep scrolling for the year's downright weirdest fashion moments.

1Agatha Ruiz's Donut Dress

When you're hungry and also don't know what to wear, just put on these giant f*cking donuts, as demonstrated by designer Agatha Ruiz De La Prada. The OTT dessert dress made its way down the runway in February at Madrid Fashion Week.

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2Moschino's Toilet Paper Purse

The theme for Moschino's Fall/Winter 2017 show in Februarywas literally garbage. Models walked down the runway in cardboard box getups, feather-duster headpieces, and toilet-paper purses. Fashion!

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3Moschino's Dry Cleaning Bag Dress

Surprise! Another hit from Moschino. The designer's dry-Cleaning Bag Dress first appeared in its runway show in February and became available for purchase in November. Ironically, the care instructions for the $700 plastic garment state: "Do not wash/Do not dry clean."

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4Topshop's Clear Jeans

Clear fashion was really "in" this year for reasons I can't begin to fathom. First, Topshop released "clear knee" jeans in March— and then, a month later, it went a step further by making pants entirely plastic.

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5Balenciaga's IKEA Bag

The Balenciaga bag that sparked a thousand tweets first appeared in the brand's Spring/Summer ’17 menswear runway in July 2016, but it didn't go viral until April. This spin on the iconic blue 99-cent IKEA tote could be yours for only $2,145! Almost as funny as the tote itself was IKEA's epic response.

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6Vetements' Zipper Butt Jeans

In April, Vetements teased its collab with Levi's and came up with these pants just perfect for mooning!!! And that's all, folks.

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7The RompHim

Male rompers (or RompHims) probably started out as a good idea. The people behind it were so passionate that they even launched a Kickstarter in May to raise funding for what essentially are male onesies. The designs went viral almost instantly and even were referenced on SNL's Weekend Update and Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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8Saint Laurent's Roller Skate Heels

Because high heels aren't already hard enough to walk in, Saint Laurent decided to add WHEELS so you could be the most stylish skater at the roller disco. Designed by creative director Anthony Vaccarello, the shoes debuted in August for $1,995.

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9Gucci's Latex Socks

Gucci introduced latex sock high heels in its Spring/Summer '17 show in September 2016, really going all-in on this niche market. They finally became available for purchase at luxury retailers in Spring 2017 for almost $1,400.

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10Balenciaga's Platform Crocs

If someone told me a couple of years ago that Crocs would, one day, be considered high fashion, I would've laughed. But here we are! Christopher Kane included gem-adorned versions in his 2016 show, and then, in September, Balenciaga debuted its own take, which involved sky-high platforms.

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11Thong Jeans

These were the thong jeans heard 'round the world when they debuted at Tokyo Fashion Week in October. Sure, they're breezy. Practical? Not so much.

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12Halloween Costume Thong Jeans

To make matters worse, this thong jean Halloween costume popped up on the Internet. Leave it to Yandy to jump on a viral trend and turn it into a costume.

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Source : http://www.cosmopolitan.com/style-beauty/fashion/g13974693/weird-fashion-moments-2017/

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