A buzzworthy, star-studded shoot titled ‘Haute Mess’ from the Vogue Italia March 2012 issue stays true to its theme of "over the top," kitschy fashion. Joan Smalls, Jessica Stam, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Lindsey Wixson, Daphne Groeneveld and Coco Rocha, as well as Karen Elson and Guinevere van Seenus, star in the shoot.
The shoot features the top models with over-the-top nail art, bright eye makeup that mimics the Louis Vuitton pattern, candy wrappers as hair, moon boots and more. The outrageous shoot is pretty entertaining, although it has drawn attention from critics who say it is in poor taste. Lindsey Wixson is pictured with an easter basket and plastic eggs on her head while another blow dries her animal print scarf in an IHOP washroom, all wearing a headache-inducing collection of clashing patterns and prints.
The super cool Haute Mess was photographed by Steven Meisel and styled by Lori Goldstein for Vogue Italia March 2012.
Hyper-Urban Shoots (UPDATE)
More Stats +/-
Hitch-Hiking Model Editorials
Mime-Inspired Mistress Shoots
Fantastical Forest Fashion
Creepy Doll Fashion Editorials
Foggy Futuristic Photography
Free 2019 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.