BCBG Max Azria harnessed the power of kink during the first few days of New York fashion week, and in proper submissive fashion, others soon fell in line. From harnesses used as tops (Ann Demeulemeester), bathed in Swarovski crystals (Marios Schwab) to classic leather straps (Jason Wu, Mandy Coon), it was a cliche that luckily worked more often than it didn’t.
For our sanity and yours, we will refrain from a Fifty Shades of Grey reference… though in a way, we suppose we just did. See? You can’t escape it!