Although the clothes themselves were a vision of ethereality, the collection was designed to portray a more sinister view on the modern-day institution of marriage. Each dress was based on the traditional mould of a wedding dress - some were fabricated from layers of laser-cut lace, whereas others featured huge peplums and makeshift crinolines made from futuristic fabrics which shrouded the model entirely. The women's heads were often encased in stiff white masks which obscured the face completely, whilst other models wore headpieces of intricate organza flowers for a more delicate take on the concept.
On occasion, hands were bound with white silk - a look which represented the place of a role within the institution of marriage. The masks were also said to represent a loss of identity at the hands of marriage, a theme which intensified throughout the show resulting in several models walking the runway with their entire bodies cloaked in white lace veils. There was even a dress which encased the model completely - a floor-length affair covered with beautiful white flowers, but one which completely constricted the body and made movement almost impossible. For creating a collection so beautiful that it was worthy of its own exhibition whilst also delivering a strong commentary on modern-day feminism and social attitudes, it is fair to say that Kawakubo has earned her place amongst the fashion elite.