Fall 2012 Trend: Masked Avengers

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Every season, the stylish set descends upon the various Fashion Weeks to see and be seen. Although some designers have ensured that their innovative ready-to-wear pieces for Fall 2012 are eye-catching, the models parading the new looks might not have the luxury of all five senses. Heavy-handed accessorizing migrated north as facial coverings obscured perception and expanded the boundaries of take-notice fashion.

Dramatic gestures to be sure, a page ripped from the Daphne Guinness Style Handbook (book agents, listen up: consider our coffee table already cleared), but if near total sensory deprivation concerns you, sheer mouth guards and intentional holes also await you. Plus? Keep the latest virulent contagion at bay in avant garde style.