What better platform could there be for an artistic enterprise like fashion than art itself? Runways were a blank canvas just dying to be transformed for our viewing pleasure when designers began taking their presentations to the next level with ceiling-scraping art installations and runways transformed by seasoned artists. Whether recreating a famous artwork, leasing a historic landmark for a runway or starting from scratch with a team of artists and an unlimited budget, creative directors of design houses are setting the scene with as much energy and focus as their collections. Click through to see some of high fashion’s most daring runway masterpieces.
Tracey MacCorquodale is a fashion and lifestyle freelance writer with a passion for beautifully curated events and all things glamorous. She has covered Toronto Fashion Week, Vancouver Fashion Week and Sydney Fashion for a variety of publications and writes humorously about fashion on her blog.