German designer causes a stir with violent-themed runway show
Designer Phillip Plein's gun-themed fashion show.
The autumn/winter collection runway show of German designer Phillip Plein in Milan on Monday has caused quite a stir due to its violent theme.
Yes, we see plenty of strange things on the runway during fashion weeks across the globe, but nothing quite like this.
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On Monday, the models walking the runway in the 2013 menswear collection show were seen carrying “automatic weapons, wearing balaclavas, and sporting red-inked words such as 'ONLY KILL FOR LOVE' on their topless torsos,” according to the Daily Mail.
The show also featured a sandbag-paved runway and models wearing body tattoos, war paint and specific slogans like 'LIFE'S A GAME AND IT'S NOT FAIR'.
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Given the recent controversy over gun laws, this show left some people asking if such a violent theme was really appropriate. Check out more images of the show below.
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Photos: Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images for Philipp Plein
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