Activists protesting against oil spills, oil drilling and climate change can make a bold statement by using their bodies as a canvas, covered in fake oil, to remind people just how dirty crude oil really is. These were protests against Cairn Energy drilling in the Gulf of Valencia, BP funding of Tate Museum, and Canadian tar sands oil in Europe.
This trend forcast can be translated into a color and fabric story. "City Slick" uses melted colors to create the illusion of an oil spill. The result is metallic and iridescent, which gives an edgy, urban quality to this unisex trend. -Demi J.