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Volume 1, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 2050-0726
  • E-ISSN: 2050-0734



This article studies the use of anatomical motifs in fashion on example of Jean Paul Gaultier’s musculature bodysuit Flayed. Through a visual and tactile analysis of the garment and further contextualization in the light of anatomical imagery created since the Renaissance times, the author intends to find the meaning for showing the inner anatomy on the outside of the body. Previous research in the area of fashion and body considered mostly the way the image of the body can change by applying clothing. Is the anatomical fashion working of the image of the body in different ways than common clothing?


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