You know, for when you want the carpet to match the drapes.

New York Fashion Week just ended, and designers brought out their biggest, baddest, boldest, and — in the case of designer KAIMIN‘s fashion show — hairiest designs to the runway.

New York Fashion Week just ended, and designers brought out their biggest, baddest, boldest, and — in the case of designer KAIMIN's fashion show — hairiest designs to the runway.

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The theme of KAIMIN’s entire show was diversity and tolerance, and these punk-inspired vagina wigs (aka merkins) were chosen to represent that “this acceptance of individuality is the human vagina — which is alluded to in the live video at the show and is emphasized by the mohawk on the runway,” KAIMIN said in a press release.

The theme of KAIMIN's entire show was diversity and tolerance, and these punk-inspired vagina wigs (aka merkins) were chosen to represent that "this acceptance of individuality is the human vagina — which is alluded to in the live video at the show and is emphasized by the mohawk on the runway," KAIMIN said in a press release.

And you bet those merkin mohawks didn't just appear on their own. There was a full team of hair stylists backstage from Prema, led by Dale Delaporte, in collaboration with Charlie Le Mindu, using ANTI hair products. Together they helped bring KAIMIN’s concept to reality.

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Now, the merkin is nothing new. It traces its origins back to 1450, when women wore them to prevent crabs, lice, and other health and sanitary concerns. You’ve probably even seen one without realizing it — they’re often used as props in movies and TV shows.

Now, the merkin is nothing new. It traces its origins back to 1450, when women wore them to prevent crabs, lice, and other health and sanitary concerns. You've probably even seen one without realizing it — they're often used as props in movies and TV shows.

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However, the use of them in KAIMIN’s show has nothing to do with health, and all to do with taking pride in your body, and ultimately your own uniqueness.

However, the use of them in KAIMIN's show has nothing to do with health, and all to do with taking pride in your body, and ultimately your own uniqueness.

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While not every look contained both *ahem* top and bottom wigs…

While not every look contained both *ahem* top and bottom wigs...

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…they definitely became the main attraction.

...they definitely became the main attraction.

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I’m fine keeping my wigs on my head for now, but it’s nice to know merkins are available if I ever want one.

I'm fine keeping my wigs on my head for now, but it's nice to know merkins are available if I ever want one.

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