In the kind of show middle America would scratch its collective head at, Siki Im transformed the idea of hospital scrubs and prison garb into a high-concept statement on freedom and redemption via loose, minimalist garments in Japanese poplin, nylon and jersey.

Some models were accessorized with a layer of plastic wrap or a crinkled washcloth atop their heads — more confusion for middle America — but some familiar designs like crisp blazers and simple blouson jackets added structure to the quixotic, yet compelling, proceedings.

In the kind of show middle America would scratch its collective head at, Siki Im transformed the idea of hospital scrubs and prison garb into a high-concept statement on freedom and redemption via loose, minimalist garments in Japanese poplin, nylon and jersey.

Some models were accessorized with a layer of plastic wrap or a crinkled washcloth atop their heads — more confusion for middle America — but some familiar designs like crisp blazers and simple blouson jackets added structure to the quixotic, yet compelling, proceedings.

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