2012's Most Unusual Runway Looks

A look back at some of 2012's most unusual runway looks

A model with  a creation by Martinez Lierah during the 080 Barcelona fashion week on January 27, 2012 in Barcelona. - AFP PHOTO/Lluis Gene | Astro Awani
wacky shoe, fashion, Martinez Lierah, barcelona

wacky shoe, fashion, Martinez Lierah, barcelona

A model with a creation by Martinez Lierah during the 080 Barcelona fashion week on January 27, 2012 in Barcelona. - AFP PHOTO/Lluis Gene

jewelled, head-piece, Lara Jensen, London, fashion, inbar spector

jewelled, head-piece, Lara Jensen, London, fashion, inbar spector

A model wears a jewelled head-piece by Lara Jensen as she walks on the catwalk during the Inbar Spector presentation at London Fashion Week in central London, on February 20, 2012. Something of a Renaissance woman, London designer Lara Jensen creates exotic pieces for advertising and film as well as her own costume design and millinery projects. - AFP Photo/Leon Neal

Iris Van Herpen, fashion, Haute Couture, avant-garde

Iris Van Herpen, fashion, Haute Couture, avant-garde

A creation by Dutch designer Iris Van Herpen Spring/Summer 2012 Haute Couture (Paris). Twenty-eight-year-old Dutch designer van Herpen started her own label in 2007, and her dresses have been seen on Bjrk, Lady Gaga, and Daphne Guinness. All three avant-garde icons would look great in this elaborately carved wooden piece. - AFP Photo/Francois Guillot

Fyodor Golan, alien, green, fashion, glitter

Fyodor Golan, alien, green, fashion, glitter

A model presents a creation from the 2012 Autumn/Winter Collection of designer Fyodor Golan at London Fashion Week in London on February 17, 2012. - AFP Photo/Carl Court

Kyrgyz, nah, fashion, bishkek, quirky

Kyrgyz, nah, fashion, bishkek, quirky

A model displays a creation by a group of Kyrgyz designers 'NAH' during a Fashion Week in Bishkek, on April 4 2012. Young brand NAH showed this exploding orange and white outfit on the catwalk in Kyrgyzstan. - AFP Photo/Vyacheslav Oseledko

She Guang Hu, bejewel, bondage, fashion, winter

She Guang Hu, bejewel, bondage, fashion, winter

A model parades a creation by the Chinese fashion house She Guang Hu Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 collection during the bi-annual China Fashion Week in Beijing on March 27, 2012. - AFP Photo/China Out

fashion, hijab, quirky, chinese, beijing

fashion, hijab, quirky, chinese, beijing

A model parades the creation by young Chinese designers on the final day of the bi-annual China Fashion Week in Beijing on April 1, 2012. - AFP Photo/China Out

Giambattista Valli Haute, accessories, fashion

Giambattista Valli Haute, accessories, fashion

Giambattista Valli Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 Italian designer Giambattista Valli was feted for his Haute Couture collections in Paris this year. Valli's organic shapes featured butterflies and gilded leaves as elaborate accessories. - AFP Photo/Pierre Verdy

Xuming, Haute Couture, chinese, beijing, dragon

Xuming, Haute Couture, chinese, beijing, dragon

A model parades a creation by Chinese fashion house Xuming Haute Couture collection during the bi-annual China Fashion Week in Beijing on November 1, 2012. - AFP Photo/China Out

winnie loo, hair style, mercedes, fashion week, kuala lumpur

winnie loo, hair style, mercedes, fashion week, kuala lumpur

A model present a creation by Malaysian designer Winnie Loo during the Mercedes-Benz Stylo Fashion Grand Prix in downtown Kuala Lumpur on March 20, 2012. Winnie Loo is one of Malaysia's best-known hairstylists and debuted this extraordinary neon runway look earlier this year. - AFP Photo/Mohd Rasfan

Peachoo Datwani, Dane Roy Krejberg, white, feather, fashion, couture, winter

Peachoo Datwani, Dane Roy Krejberg, white, feather, fashion, couture, winter

A model presents a creation by Peachoo Krejberg during the Fall/Winter 2012-2013 ready-to-wear collection show, on February 29, 2012 in Paris. Indian Peachoo Datwani and Dane Roy Krejberg created their brand together in 2004. This year they experimented with lavish architectural shapes in black and white. - AFP Photo/Pierre Verdy