Virtual reality has gone high-fashion. 

Maison Margiela, a French luxury fashion house, debuted its fall/winter collection on Wednesday as part of Paris Couture Week.

The clothes themselves were avant-garde — think layered puffer jackets, deconstructed overcoats, and some tinfoil headgear — but it was the accessories that stood out: models walked the runway in VR headsets and iPhone ankle holsters. 

As The Cut points out, Margiela creative director John Galliano is known for incorporating technology into his collections — at his last runway show, models looked like fashionable robots. 

But this new collection shows that while VR isn't exactly mainstream yet, it certainly can be high-fashion. 

Take a look at all the weird, wild runway looks. 

The theme of the Maison Margiela show was "nomadic glamour."

Source: The Cut

One popular accessory was the VR headset. Margiela designed them in a metallic cobalt blue ...

... Kelly green ...

... robin's egg blue ..

... and a shiny lavender, which looks a lot like this year's color of the year, ultra violet.

We're pretty sure the designers used Oculus Rift headsets, a virtual reality headset made by Oculus, a subsidiary of Facebook.

The Oculus Rift you can buy isn't as colourful — it only comes in black. Margiela's version, unlike the Rift, is wireless, but there's a good chance they just removed the connecting cable which is detachable.

Another big tech trend on the Margiela runway: iPhone holsters. Models wore them on their wrists ...

... and their ankles.

Margiela designed the holsters in various colors, like purple, blue, and orange.

And, for one final tech-enabled twist, a model walked down the runway wearing a TV that was — of course — streaming the show.


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