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59 Examples of Clown Couture

Circus-Inspired Fashion for the Big Top and Runway

— September 16, 2010 — Fashion
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.
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Tightrope Couture Editorials
Tightrope Couture Editorials
The Prada Spring Summer 2010 Menswear Line
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Circus Story Memoirs
Circus Story Memoirs
The Paolo Ventura 'Winter Stories' Book is a Cute Memoir
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Circus-Ready Lookbooks
Circus-Ready Lookbooks
The Camo Fall/Winter 2010 Collection Features Not-So-Average Joes
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Horrifyingly Haute Rings
Horrifyingly Haute Rings
Dog State Makes Fashion Accessories for the Hard Edged
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Bright Oversized Pouts
Bright Oversized Pouts
'3.2.1..0' by Paula Delgado Features some Gigantic Peckers
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Celebrity Clowntography
Celebrity Clowntography
New York Times Style Magazine Captures ‘Julianne of the Spirits'
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Lost Clowntography
Lost Clowntography
'The Life of Mr. Todd' by Ankit Goyal is Kind of Sad, Actually
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Balloon Fashion II
Balloon Fashion II
Haut Couture with Air
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Circus Clown Accessories
Circus Clown Accessories
Nakimuli Gets Funky With Playful and Bold Bow Brooches
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Clownish Fashion Photography
Clownish Fashion Photography
Christopher Starbody Shoots 'Last Day Parade' for Vnfold Mag
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Crazy Clown Clothing
Crazy Clown Clothing
Louise Gray Clowns Around for Her Spring/Summer 2010 Collection
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Giant Gold Balloon Dresses
Giant Gold Balloon Dresses
Maria Kabelis Uses Stilt-Walking Model for Sky-High Fashion Shoot
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Cowboy Clown Couture
Cowboy Clown Couture
Jean Paul Lespagnard Fashion
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Hipster Circustography
Hipster Circustography
The Clowns of Bianca Dallaire's 'Le Cirque' are Ironically Eye-Catching
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Cirque Chic Fashion
Cirque Chic Fashion
Circus Child from Coco de Mer is Hot for a Good Cause
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Big Top Lingerie Shows
Big Top Lingerie Shows
Triumph International Takes Cues From the Circus for Mumbai Fashion Show
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11 Creepy Clown Looks
11 Creepy Clown Looks
From Creepy Clown Couture to Evil Celebrity Clowns
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Feathered Eyebrows
Feathered Eyebrows
Krasimir Marchev Shoot Blends Vaudeville & the Circus
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Circus Clown Accessories
Circus Clown Accessories
The Nose Necklace
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Charitable Clown Couture
Charitable Clown Couture
Stella McCartney Limited Edition T-Shirts For ‘Comic Relief'
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Crazy Clown Couture
Crazy Clown Couture
Reed+Rader Show Circus Styles for Pop Magazine
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Clown Clothing Spreads
Clown Clothing Spreads
Comme Des Garcons Hommes Plus is Featured in Japan's High Fashion Mag
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Circus-Inspired Spreads
Circus-Inspired Spreads
The Christina Aguilera 'Madam X' Out Magazine Editorial is Circus Crazy
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Bold Color Blocked Knitwear
Bold Color Blocked Knitwear
Cooperative Designs Spring 2009 Collection
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Sideshow Photography
Sideshow Photography
The Alexander Fedorov Ultima Collection Features Carnival Couture
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Cotton Candy Coiffures
Cotton Candy Coiffures
Pastel Afros Grace Comme des Garcons Spring 2010 Collection
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Racy Circus Shoots
Racy Circus Shoots
Emily Johnson as Ringmaster Makes for an Interesting Circus
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Hobo Clown Collections
Hobo Clown Collections
Vivienne Westwood & Lee Jeans 'Lee Anglomania' Line Plays With Proportion
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Jester Fashion
Jester Fashion
Manish Arora at India Fashion Week
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Creepy Clown Couture
Creepy Clown Couture
The Dark Circus-Inspired Designs of Karen Segall
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Carnivalesque Fashion Shoots
Carnivalesque Fashion Shoots
The 'Circus' in Garzia Magazine is in Town
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Eccentric Clown Gowns
Eccentric Clown Gowns
Basso & Brooke At Berlin Fashion Week
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Quirky Clown Portraits
Quirky Clown Portraits
April Fools From Mr Means
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Clown-Faced Catwalks
Clown-Faced Catwalks
EnD Clowns Around With Runway Fashion for Mexx
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Teeny Top Hats
Teeny Top Hats
How to Rock a Modern-Day Circus Ringmaster Look Right
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Hazy Masquerade Makeup
Hazy Masquerade Makeup
'Mirror Badu' by DOBERWOO Will Put You in a Trance
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Traveling Circus Couture
Traveling Circus Couture
Alice Temperley Doesn't Clown Around With Gothic '20s Fashion
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Clown-Inspired Fashion
Clown-Inspired Fashion
Britney's ‘Circus' Album Promo
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Circus Freak Fashion
Circus Freak Fashion
‘Le Cirque' in Marie Claire Italia April 2010 is Vintage Perfect
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Exotic Circus Shoots
Exotic Circus Shoots
'Circus' by Phu Dien Meida is a Glam Take on the Big Top
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Circus Editorials
Circus Editorials
‘Buffalo Russian Circus' Directed by Michele Malka is Deliciously Da
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Clown Wig Couture
Clown Wig Couture
Kelly Thompson's Photography Plays Around With Circus Color
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14 Circus Couture Creations
14 Circus Couture Creations
From Clown Wig Couture to Sinister Clowntography
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Circus Fashiontography
Circus Fashiontography
Beauty Lindner by Gregorio Trivino & Kattaca
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Digital Clowntography
Digital Clowntography
Varial Studio Creates Creepy Clowns With Illustration
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High Fashion Mimes
High Fashion Mimes
'Imaginarium' by Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva Features Circus Couture
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Clownish Couture Makeup
Clownish Couture Makeup
Roxanne Lowit's Detailed Fashion Photos in 'Backstage Dior'
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Masquerade Beauty Photography
Masquerade Beauty Photography
MASK(p)arade by Julia Pogodina
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30 Circus-Ready Fashions
30 Circus-Ready Fashions
From Clown Nose Necklaces to Ronald McDonald Hair
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Inflatable Couture
Inflatable Couture
Dresses Made Entirely of Twisted Balloons
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Ronald McDonald Hair
Ronald McDonald Hair
Space-Age Clown Locks in 'Alien Dolls' by Paco Peregrin & Kattaca
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Psychedelic Clown Eyes
Psychedelic Clown Eyes
'Color Pop' by Andrew Yee Updates Circus Style
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Big Top Fashion
Big Top Fashion
'Circus Life' Editorial by Ben Duarte Features Clown Couture
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Seductive Clown Pictorials
Seductive Clown Pictorials
Emily Johnston Turns a Circus Icon into a Sexy Siren
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Avant-Garde Dolls
Avant-Garde Dolls
PetOrly Captures Models as Couture Clowns
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Circus Nightmare Photography
Circus Nightmare Photography
‘Psycho Clowns & Baby Dolls' Will Give You Bad Dreams
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Painted-On Costumes
Painted-On Costumes
The 2010 World Bodypainting Festival in Austria Features Amazing Artwork
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Clown Fashion Editorials
Clown Fashion Editorials
Erwin Olaf's 'The Praise of Folly' for Elle Magazine
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Circus-Themed Fashion Photoshoots
Circus-Themed Fashion Photoshoots
The Chicest Show On Earth
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