Enter bearded ladies of Berlin Fashion Week
Today’s Lightweight comes with a warning: these pictures may shock and alarm, do not eat or drink while viewing.
From a distance things looked pretty normal at Berlin Fashion Week. There were bright lights, loud music, crazy artwork and emaciated women in the audience. But peer a little closer at the latest collection from German fashion designer Patrick Mohr and you’ll find it was all just a little more hairy than usual.
Cue: “bearded ladies”!
The Daily Telegraph reports today that while the “bald and bearded” models strutting down the catwalk were a “strange way to sell clothes” it’s also not the first time the German designer has shocked the fashion world with “the way he presents his designs”. “Homeless people”, “transvestites” and “sun tanned bodybuilders” have appeared in previous shows.
But don’t worry, it’s not real. Here’s a picture of the models being “made up” behind the scenes:
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