An unlikely fashion hero — from his neck bolt to his unwieldy footwear — Frankenstein got the full runway treatment, thanks to daring fashion scientist Christopher Kane.

Indeed, bolts and wing nuts in transparent acrylic were the signature detail of this offbeat collection. They clamped the shoulder straps of ladylike luncheon suits, pierced the bows festooning the front of a cocktail dress and anchored the slits on a narrow skirt.

In a similar DIY vein, bits of lace and beading were pasted onto silk gazar coats and dresses with glossy black electrical tape. Purely experimental, too, were rubbery bows pieced together into clunky cardigan jackets or narrow skirts.

The best bets for a jolt of fashion were the stiff biker jackets in embossed leather that opened the show and a cocktail dress dotted with stiff rectangular bows.

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