The Most Totally Baffling Looks From This Year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Sure, the show is about fantasy -- but some of these ensembles are downright puzzling

Yes, we know that the annual holiday-time Victoria’s Secret fashion show is all about creating a fantasy and is not meant to be a representation of real-life dressing. We get that. But this doesn’t mean we really understand WTF was going on with some of the models' crazy looks. Eiffel Tower top hat? Panties and a raincoat? Hmm. Check out the most perplexing getups that the girls strutted in on the glammed-up runway.

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy?

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We're not sure which footwear seems more tortuous: The Nutcracker ballet's traditional toe shoes, or these.

All Smiles

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret

OMG is right.

Check, Please

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We're feeling overwhelmed by all the potential puns that apply to this insane race-inspired getup: Check yourself before you wreck yourself, totally checked out — take your pick.

Trip Out

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This psychedelic butterfly reminds us of our '80s Trapper Keeper.

Lost in Translation

Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Swarovski

We might adore everything French, but even we have to draw the line at wearing a miniature statuette of the Eiffel Tower on our noggin.

Black Swan in Bondage?

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We get that 50 Shades created a pop cultural love of bondage. But did we have to bring the poor fowl into this?

Matchy-Matchy Much, Taylor?

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Yes, the royal family has certainly done wonders for our collective anglophilia lately. But we do have our limits. One of the night's performers, Taylor Swift, however, does not.

Buttoned Up

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Sorry, but this looks like a Halloween costume inspired by 1984's Police Academy meets our sewing kit. (Confused? So are we.)


Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Swarovski

It takes a special confidence to rock this many mixed plaids. Not to mention giant feathered wings.

Looks Like Rain

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OK, maybe for summer showers, but seems a little chilly for holiday time.

Alesandra Dubin is a Los Angeles-based writer and the founder of home and travel blog Homebody in Motion. Follow her on FacebookGoogle+ and Twitter.

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