- Sep 16, 2010   Updated: Jun 22 2011
Both clowns and models wear makeup for the sake of entertainment, as presented by these circus-inspired fashions. The freakiest and most outlandish looks are generally the ones receiving the heaviest applause from spectators.

It seems that more fashion industry professionals are coming to terms with this, as circus-inspired fashions are increasing in the world of couture. Check out these featured looks here and prepare to get inspired.

Implications - Consumers are looking for an aspect of shock in all of their products. Designs with outlandish elements are appealing to shoppers who want to stand out among their peers. Integrating an unconventional aesthetic could help a company generate more revenue.

Circus-Inspired Fashion for the Big Top and Runway: