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Is This a Thing: Wearing All the Rugs From the Rug Store?

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Today at London Fashion Week Men’s, Craig Green debuted an ensemble of assembled strips of rugs during his fall 2017 show. Is this a thing?

Craig Green Fall 2017 Photo: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images


History’s greatest fashion pioneers have had their most iconic moments wearing things that originated as home décor. We won’t soon forget the day when Kim Kardashian wore the fabric from your grandma’s couch to the Met Gala, the most ~fashion~ event of the year. Or when Lenny Kravitz wore a massive blanket masquerading as a scarf for his ‘fit that has been immortalized in the Internet Hall of Fame. How else do you think Aladdin got a princess to fall in love with him? Magic freaking carpets.

Also consider, as Racked senior editor Meredith Haggerty pointed out, how convenient this is. These are all the rug swatches from the rug store now in wearable form. So get to your nearest rug purveyor and impress the cashier by buying a tapestry and asking if you can "wear it out."