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Octopus Couture

Gothic Squid Fashion is Complete with Tentacles

— December 4, 2008 — Fashion
I just love these fashion concepts. Although whimsical and kind of freakish in nature, the motifs in this series are sort of Gothic and therefore dark and quirky. This fantastic collection comes from the Vecona Fashion Show that took place in November 2008 in Brugge, Belgium.

This eccentric “gallery of the absurd” is called Cabaret Gothique and the cabaret part of the collection can be easily observed is all its stunning but playful glory in their turn-of-the-century vintage corsets, dresses and the general ambiance of mischievous and high-spirited fun.

But what I find most stunning, fantastic and Gothic about these costumes is the octopus dress with its curved tentacles.

This fashion show was nothing short of fantastic.
Trend Themes
1. Gothic Fashion - Gothic-inspired fashion concepts offer disruptive innovation opportunities in the clothing industry, allowing for unique and unconventional designs.
2. Whimsical Fashion - Whimsical fashion concepts present disruptive innovation opportunities by combining playfulness and creativity in clothing designs, appealing to consumers seeking unique and imaginative styles.
3. Vintage Revival - The revival of vintage fashion in contemporary designs provides disruptive innovation opportunities by blending nostalgia with modern aesthetics, appealing to consumers looking for a distinct and timeless style.
Industry Implications
1. Clothing - The clothing industry can explore disruptive innovation by incorporating Gothic fashion elements, whimsical designs, and vintage revival to create unique and appealing garments.
2. Art and Entertainment - The art and entertainment industry can embrace disruptive innovation by incorporating Gothic-inspired fashion concepts, whimsical designs, and vintage revival in performances and events to create visually stunning experiences for audiences.
3. Event Management - The event management industry can tap into disruptive innovation by organizing fashion shows that showcase Gothic fashion, whimsical designs, and vintage-inspired clothing, creating immersive and memorable events for attendees.
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