Clowns give some people nightmares, but I assure you, Kelly Thompson’s circus-esqe fashion photography will have you wanting more painted faces, bright colors and insane wigs.
For some more clowning around, check out the gallery above and her collection, 'Bookworms Never Go to Bed,' which is currently showing at the Gorker Gallery in Australia.
Implications - Clown couture is the latest in fashion. Many people are upset over their recession-related woes and to turn those defeated frowns upside down, people are turning to clowns and circus-related entertainment. Bright colors, bold makeup choices and oddball, goofy looks are the perfect distraction from fiscal failures. There is a definite opportunity for businesses to make their consumers feel comforted and positive at this time.