Moschino sends puppets down the runway for Milan Fashion Week


The tiniest of runway shows was staged during Milan Fashion Week, and no models or guests were present.

Instead, Moschino’s newest styles are sported by Jim Henson creations. But this isn’t a bizarre Fraggle Rock crossover — Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott has enlisted the help of Jim Henson’s Creature Shop to create his Spring-Summer 2021 show on a miniature set populated entirely by marionettes.

As Fashion Month has continued in the wake of the ongoing pandemic, fashion designers have flexed their creative muscles through a mix of digital presentations and live, socially distanced shows in lieu of traditional runways. Scott opted for a — literal — scaled-down show with all models and attendees as puppets, with lookalikes of famous faces including Anna Wintour and British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful in the crowd.

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