Yesterday’s Thom Browne show was basically made for the GIFing. The set, with flickering lights and padded walls, was built like an insane asylum; the models were chosen for their ability to contort their faces into craziness; their hair was piled high into a white bird’s nest, and their lipstick smushed to Heath Ledger–as–Joker proportions. It was dramatic, to say the least, but thrilling to watch. Take a visual walk-through below, with a special treat at the end — Courtney Love performing with her friend Scott Lipps at the Dream Hotel last night. She pulls a freaking cigarette out of her hair. But first, see Thom Browne’s models get their hair teased to epic heights backstage.
Here, a closer look at the final beauty look:
The models lining up backstage (for a while, as the show was quite delayed). Shh.
When the show started, first came the nurses of the insane asylum.
And then a solid half hour of twirling crazy girls.
Smudged makeup and all.
Then we’ve got an entirely different kind of (good) crazy. Here’s Courtney Love, y’all.