Designers will test mere mortals with all kinds of crazy fashion propositions, like gladiator wrestling belts for men and head-to-toe florals for women. Sometimes these looks are so extreme that the public embraces them, and - poof! - we're all walking around looking like gardens in bloom this summer.
Checking out the menswear on offer for Spring/Summer 2013, we had plenty of WTF moments, followed by: "Was that printed dress supposed to go down the men's catwalk, or has this designer accidentally revealed a piece from his next women's collection three months early?"
From oversized parachute tops and trousers to S&M gone overboard, click through the gallery below to see what we mean. Will any of these looks take off in real life?
By Jennifer Barton