Fashion Victims: What Designers’ Creations Do To Models On Ramp (PHOTOS)

   on March 30 2012 3:57 AM
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    A model presents a creation by Ukrainian designer Oleksiy Zalevskiy during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev March 18, 2012. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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    A model is pictured backstage before the 2012 BIFT, Taiwan USC and Mod'art graduation fashion show at China Fashion Week in Beijing, March 29, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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    A model presents a creation by Ukrainian designer Karavay during EuroFashion show in Kiev March 19, 2012. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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    Models present creations at the 2012 China Knitwear Fashion design contest show during China Fashion Week in Beijing March 28, 2012. More than 40 local Chinese brands and six foreign labels will present their designs during the annual week-long event. REUTERS/David Gray
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    A model presents a creation by Ukrainian designer Jean Gritsfeldt during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev March 16, 2012. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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    A model presents a creation by Belgian designers Ann and Filip Vandevorst for AF Vandevorst as part of their Fall/Winter 2012-2013 women's ready-to-wear fashion show during Paris fashion week March 1, 2012. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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When designer Oscar de la Renta supposedly coined the term fashion victim, he may never have thought that how otherwise it could apply to even his models walking the ramp.

A fashion victim is one who falls into the trap of style, which is dominated by faddishness and materialism.

Gianni Versace, founder of Italian fashion company Versace, once said: When a woman alters her look too much from season to season, she becomes a fashion victim.

But what about those women who walk the ramps dressed in some absolutely weird creations? With their faces packed with props, necks made stiff, and sometimes even their eyes shut, aren't they victims of fashion world, indeed?

Check out the slideshow presenting some of the ramp walks from around the world and let us know if these models are fashion victims.

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