Sock Horror!

Socks are officially out of fashion: just paint your feet instead a la the Louise Gray Spring 2011 runway!

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: A model walks down the runway during the Louise Gray Spring/Summer 2011 show as part of London Fashion Week on September 18, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Louise Gray has come up with a great idea for Spring/Summer 2011, readers: ditch the socks, and just paint your feet white instead! It’s genius, isn’t it? From a distance, everyone will think you’re just wearing regular old socks:

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: A model walks down the runway during the Louise Gray Spring/Summer 2011 show as part of London Fashion Week on September 18, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Well, they will assuming they’re not too distracted by the belly window in your dress, that is. Think of all the money you’ll save on hosiery, though!

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: A model prepares backstage prior to the Louise Grey Spring/Summer 2011 show as part of London Fashion Week on September 18, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

And OK, sure, painting your feet every day will be a little more time consuming than just pulling on a pair of socks. It’ll be a LOT messier, too. (Remember to let your feet dry thoroughly before putting on your shoes, or walking barefoot!).

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: A model prepares her feet backstage prior to the Louise Grey Spring/Summer 2011 show as part of London Fashion Week on September 18, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

You’ll be reassured, however, by the certain knowledge that you’re at the very cutting edge of fashion. “Edgy”. “Bang on trend.” All of those other phrases fashion victims like to use. And that’s what really matters, after all, isn’t it?

Think it’ll catch on, readers? We’re going to guess “probably not”. Stranger things have happened in the wonderful world of fashion, though. Stranger things have happened

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