Despite being one of the most famous men on the planet, Kanye West’s debut eponymous collection is unlikely to be worn by anyone other than Kim Kardashian

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  • London Fashion Month wound to a close this week after designers showcased in four cities
  • FEMAIL rounds up the very worst looks from the fashion week catwalks
  • We include the trends and looks we hope won’t be coming to a high street near you any time soon

Fashion Month, which wound to a close this week, came and went quicker than you can say Kendall Jenner.

While many people dismiss the month-long style event across four cities as nothing more than ridiculous, a lot of what the designers showcased on the runway will actually be filling our wardrobes in months to come.

However, as countless catwalks proved, some trends are better left on the runway. From completely see-through skirts to the most ridiculous accessories, FEMAIL rounds up the very worst looks from the fashion week catwalks – and those we hope won’t be coming to a high street near you any time soon.

Fashion month has come to a close after showcases in London, Paris, Milan and New York. Whilst many of the looks were covetable and will be filtering into a high street store near you come spring, FEMAIL rounds up the trends to avoid next season (and the ones that won't be making it off the runway)
Leading the weird and wonderful charge was Gareth Pugh with his Soho-inspired clowns
Fashion month has come to a close after showcases in London, Paris, Milan and New York. Whilst many of the looks were covetable and will be filtering into a high street store near you come spring, FEMAIL rounds up the trends to avoid next season (and the ones that won’t be making it off the runway)

Leading the weird and wonderful charge was design duo Sid Bryan and Cozette McCreery, who can always be relied on to put a fun spin on classic pieces for their label, Sibling.

The brand looked towards young Hollywood for inspiration for their latest line with resort staples taking a risque turn; in many cases, far too risque.

t appears the designers were creating garments with flesh-flashing stars like Miley Cyrus and Kylie Jenner in mind.

It appears that Sibling were creating garments with flesh-flashing stars like Miley Cyrus and Kylie Jenner in mind
At Maison Margiela's MM6, a model strangely wore a bikini over a bikini over a green T-shirt and the look was completed with flared stone-washed jeans, platform sandals and glitzy gloves
Raincoats were see-through and worn with a bikini and underwear is clearly not necessary
Less is clearly more come spring/summer 16
As well as barely-there ensembles, Sibling, who are as well known for their fun sensibility as their love of knitwear, also sent models down the runway in completely crochet dresses worn with nothing underneath
Can you see where you're going? A model dons head-to-toe crochet

Less is clearly more come spring/summer 16. As well as barely-there ensembles (left), Sibling, who are as well known for their fun sensibility as their love of knitwear, also sent models down the runway in completely crochet dresses worn with nothing underneath (centre)

Belgian label A.F Vandevorst sent models down the catwalk in black motorcycle helmets and sinister knitted masks

Belgian label A.F Vandevorst sent models down the catwalk in black motorcycle helmets and sinister knitted masks

Things also took a risque turn at J.W.Anderson, where the motto was clearly ‘less is more’.

Models wearing the skimpiest of bras took to the runway teaming their lingerie with white jodhpurs. There was also sequins in abundance as the thigh high boots of last season were given a sparkly makeover with silver glitter.

When models weren’t scantily-clad, they were completely draped in material in a look harking back to the Victorian age.

JW Anderson teamed bizarre bras with flares tied at the ankle
Model swore sequined bikini bottoms and matching chaps at Maison Margiela

One model turned heads in an all-in-one black crocheted jumpsuit. The attention-grabbing outfit featured a knitted mask with studs in the shape of a glittering pair of lips. This statement look was completed with a pair of biker boots and a raincoat tied around the model’s waist.

Another head-turning look saw a model sport a motorcycle helmet, white wide-knit jumper and thigh-high leather boots with buckle-detailing along the side.

Another bizarre offering in London was Maison Margiela's MM6, which was inspired by the creative community that loves the label
Jeans were two-toned and shoes were larger than life

Another bizarre offering in London was MM6 Maison Margiela, which was inspired by the creative community that loves the label

Despite being one of the most famous men on the planet, Kanye West's debut eponymous collection is unlikely to be worn by anyone other than Kim Kardashian

Despite being one of the most famous men on the planet, Kanye West’s debut eponymous collection is unlikely to be worn by anyone other than Kim Kardashian

Adding a pop of colour into the otherwise vampy monochrome palette, one helmet-clad model showcased a kimono-style wrap dress that featured a muted red, purple, green and blue pattern.

Hinting that the presentation would be a nod to gothic bikers before it began, models caused a scene by arriving on the back of vintage motorcycles.

Elsewhere at London Fashion Week, Gareth Pugh, who had been missing from the capital’s fashion event for seven years, returned with a bang.

His show, inspired by Rule Britannia, saw models dressed like clowns storm the runway in backless halter tops, plunging sequinned dresses and helter-skelter inspired gowns.

As well as baring plenty of flesh (think cleavage and groin), his models wore vibrant red wigs, shaggy white fur coats and Kabuki mask stockings by Val Garland.

Inspired by the vibrant characters of Soho, feathers, glitzy sequins and lots of latex were the order of the day – but whether his looks will take off or stay on the streets of Soho was the question on everyone’s lips.

Despite being one of the most famous men on the planet, Kanye West’s debut eponymous collection is unlikely to be worn by anyone other than Kim Kardashian. It was sequin and glitter overload on the ss16 runways with models in the MM6 Maison Margiela show wearing glitzy gloves and oversized bum bags
The girls at Ashish wore gemstones in their hairline, as well as all over their dresses

It was sequin and glitter overload on the ss16 runways with models in the MM6 Maison Margiela show wearing glitzy gloves and oversized bum bags, left and centre, and the girls at Ashish wearing gemstones in their hairline, as well as all over their dresses

Models' outfits at MM6 Maison Margiela wore bin bag-esque dresses
They even used blue rubbish bags as sleeves

Models’ outfits at MM6 Maison Margiela wore bin bag-esque dresses, left, and even used blue rubbish bags as sleeves

Clothes included nude body suits and layers upon layers of utility separates (parka jackets, long coats, oversize knits, hoodies, and tailored canvas pants) in colors ranging from blush, to army green, brown and then black.

Despite using Kylie Jenner and Bella Hadid as clothes horses, Kanye’s looks did receive mixed reviews.

One show attendee recapped the show in one tweet: ‘Kanye West out here dressing models like they’re from district 12 in the Hunger Games.’

Another wrote: ‘Kanye West proves that it takes a lot of money to look incredibly poor,’ and a third person noted: ‘Kanye’s clothing line is LITERALLY how I used to dress when I was a homeless teenager.’

Another bizarre offering in London was MM6 Maison Margiela, which was inspired by the creative community that loves the label.

The brand aimed to breathe new life into nostalgic favourites – but the result was a little too quirky. Indeed, one model wore a glitzy red bum bag as a bra – with nothing else.

Another strangely wore a bikini over a bikini over a green T-shirt and the look was completed with flared stone-washed jeans, platform sandals and glitzy gloves.

While many people dismiss the month-long style event across four cities as nothing more than ridiculous, a lot of what the designers showcased on the runway will actually be filling our wardrobes in months to come - but hopefully not these looks from J.W. Anderson
Baby pink leather was all over the J.W. Anderson runway

While many people dismiss the month-long style event across four cities as nothing more than ridiculous, a lot of what the designers showcased on the runway will actually be filling our wardrobes in months to come – but hopefully not these looks from J.W. Anderson

When models weren't scantily-clad at J.W.Anderson , they were completely draped in material in a look harking back to the Victorian age.
Sleeves were completely oversized and came with huge ruffles and frills and each trouser leg was emblazoned with mismatched prints

When models weren’t scantily-clad at J.W.Anderson , they were completely draped in material in a look harking back to the Victorian age. Sleeves were completely oversized and came with huge ruffles and frills and each trouser leg was emblazoned with mismatched prints

Sunglasses were needed at Fyodor Golan, where clothes came in migraine-inducing neon hues
A model walks the runway at the Fyodor Golan show during London Fashion Week

Sunglasses were needed at Fyodor Golan, where clothes came in migraine-inducing neon hues

WHAT HAPPENED WHEN FEMAIL TRIED FASHION WEEK LOOKS ON THE STREET… 

FEMAIL wanted to find out if the weird and wonderful trends to emerge from the style event can really work in real life – on a real woman – or whether they’re better left on the catwalk.

With the help of super stylist, Donna Leigh Bolt we picked the best and worst looks from the catwalks across London, Paris and New York and sent our writer, Phoebe Jackson-Edwards, 24, onto the streets of Kensington, London, to find out whether she could pull them off.

Breaking Phoebe in gently, we sent her onto the streets in a replica of one of Burberry’s spring/summer 16 catwalk looks.

Breaking Phoebe in gently, we sent her onto the streets in a replica of one of Burberry's spring/summer 16 catwalk looks
Burberry's chief creative officer, Christopher Bailey, is famed for his ability to reinvent trends whilst still staying true to their more-than-a-century-old heritage - and he did it this season by looking to the heritage brand's archives and putting a springtime spin on the classics - think sheer dresses with plenty of flesh on showWith the help of super stylist, Donna Leigh Bolton, we picked the best and worst looks from the catwalks across London, Paris and New York and sent our writer, Phoebe Jackson-Edwards, onto the streets of Kensington

Breaking Phoebe Jackson-Edwards, left and right, in gently, we sent her onto the streets in a replica of one of Burberry’s spring/summer 16 catwalk looks, centre, which garnered a lot of attention from the public

Burberry, which serves up pieces that can cost thousands, offered its most wearable collection yet - but that didn't stop Phoebe from getting a few judgmental looks as she bought her lunch in Cafe Nero

Burberry, which serves up pieces that can cost thousands, offered its most wearable collection yet – but that didn’t stop Phoebe from getting a few judgmental looks as she bought her lunch in Cafe Nero

The heritage British brand, which serves up pieces that can cost thousands, had the most wearable collection yet on its hands.

Footwear on the catwalk came courtesy of cutout ankle boots – as seen on Cara Delevingne who sat front row – which will no doubt be all over the high street come spring.

We opted for a £49.99 black dress from Zara teamed with some £29.99 stilettos from New Look.

Despite this being the most ‘normal’ look of the bunch, Phoebe undeniably received the most attention from passers-by.

The next look was a replica of Kanye West's second installment of Yeezy, which he showcased in New York
Despite using Kylie Jenner and Bella Hadid as clothes horses, Kanye's looks did receive mixed reviews - but no one really noticed Phoebe

The next look was a replica of Kanye West’s second installment of Yeezy, which he showcased in New York

The next look was a replica of Kanye West’s second installment of Yeezy, which he showcased in New York.

Clothes included nude body suits and layers upon layers of utility separates (parka jackets, long coats, oversize knits, hoodies, and tailored canvas pants) in colors ranging from blush, to army green, brown and then black.

We wanted to find out what the British public would think of the look. We dressed Phoebe in a £24.99 Naiya Suede Bodysuit, which is soon to launch at fashion e-tailer www.wantherwardrobe.com – which has a fantastic array of glamorous Kardashian-esque ensembles – boots from Lacoste, nude tights from M&S and a kimono.

The third look was a Sibling-inspired outfit, which we gave a more pared-back spin to conserve Phoebe's modesty
Design duo Sid Bryan and Cozette McCreery can always be relied on to put a fun spin on classic pieces and their spring/summer show was no exception with a curious collection of summer separates on offer

The third look was a Sibling-inspired outfit, right, which we gave a more pared-back spin to conserve Phoebe’s modesty, left

Design duo Sid Bryan and Cozette McCreery can always be relied on to put a fun spin on classic pieces but we had to opt for a more modest version of Sibling's dress - and the public still paid attention

Design duo Sid Bryan and Cozette McCreery can always be relied on to put a fun spin on classic pieces but we had to opt for a more modest version of Sibling’s dress – and the public still paid attention

Despite the mixed reviews that Kanye’s collection received, Phoebe actually attracted the least amount of attention in the look. She said: ‘It was better than I expected because it was actually quite comfy but it was an overload of nude colours.

The third look was a Sibling-inspired outfit, which we gave a more pared-back spin to conserve Phoebe’s modesty.

Design duo Sid Bryan and Cozette McCreery can always be relied on to put a fun spin on classic pieces and their spring/summer show was no exception with a curious collection of summer separates on offer.

The final look consisted of wide-leg grey trousers, a green T-shirt worn with bizarrely with a bikini over the top, some glitzy gloves from Claire's Accessories and platform sandals
Saving the weirdest look until last, we sent Phoebe, left, onto the streets in a Maison Martin Margiela-inspired ensemble

Saving the weirdest look until last, we sent Phoebe, left, onto the streets in a Maison Martin Margiela-inspired ensemble, right, consisting of wide-leg grey trousers, a green T-shirt worn with bizarrely with a bikini over the top, some glitzy gloves from Claire’s Accessories and platform sandals

The final look certainly garnered the greatest amount of whispers and sniggers from the British public

The final look certainly garnered the greatest amount of whispers and sniggers from the British public

The brand looked towards young Hollywood for inspiration for their latest line with resort staples taking a risque turn with bras not necessary.

We selected a crochet top and skirt teamed with black stilettos and sporty socks for Phoebe, but with a more modest take on it.

Saving the weirdest look until last, we sent Phoebe onto the streets in a Maison Martin Margiela-inspired ensemble consisting of wide-leg grey trousers, a green T-shirt worn bizarrely with a bikini over the top, some glitzy gloves from Claire’s Accessories and platform sandals.

‘Walking around Kensington in baggy trousers, T-shirt and a bikini top paired with sequin gloves, I felt like I’d dressed in the dark,’ mused Phoebe.

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