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Rate Bjork's Outrageous Coachella Look!

05/01/2007 at 05:00 PM ET

Thank goodness for Bjork! Those of us who write about celebrity fashion often lament over how alike everyone dresses — no one takes risks anymore. No one, that is, except for our favorite Icelandic singer. After a four-year hiatus, the queen of bizarre fashion is back! Bjork appeared at the Coachella Music Festival this weekend wearing some sort of magical mushroom headdress with an orange and green hula skirt underneath. About to launch a new world tour in support of her next album Volta, Bjork has said that the album is mostly about what being feminine means. Since Bjork wears her heart — and her art — on her sleeve, we can’t wait to see what those sleeves are gonna look like. Some people consider her a fashion darling, while others, a fashion disaster. Tell us: What do you think of Bjork’s Coachella look? If the swan dress she wore to the Academy Awards in 2001 is a ten, where does this fit in on the Bjork-o-meter fashion scale?

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alice on

Would I wear it- absolutely not. But Bjork can get away with anything.

Deepti on

I LOVE HER FOR BEING CRAZY. SHE’S INSANE, BUT AWESOME.
SHE DOES WHAT WE WANT TO DO SOMETIMES. JUST GO NUTS.

GO BJORK!

Sue on

She’s fun to watch, and her music is awesome!

erica on

She looks like a magic mushroom!

Alejandra on

She is a true artist, she can do whatever she wants. She is great!

Betsy on

pretty.

Angie on

All I can say is “What the ****** is that?”

Bree on

Please people. She looks a horrible mess.

enigma on

Yes, Alejandra, Bjork is a true artist! She stays true to herself and creates for herself!!

Erin on

It’s Bjork! She can wear anything. I mean, it’s Bjork. ‘Nough said. :p

R on

It’s funny because she claims those styles as her own but I saw a very similar look with the make-up and a similar outfit in a recent issue of the fashion magazine L’officiel.

yvonne franceschi on

This lady has no sense of style totally bizerk, also this is
a way to call attention after three or fours year out of
circulation.

Bethany on

Um…is she mentally stable? LOL. She looks ridiculous!!!

Diana on

This is the most hideous thing I have ever seen, but more power to her! She rocks! PS, I didn’t really have a problem with the swan dress…

Sami on

This is the kind of stuff that “in” at festivals. Nobody goes to these kinds of festivals in couture. It’s all about the funk, baby. I would totally wear something like this at a festie.

Elda on

i’m not sure what to think of the outfit but more power to her!

alia on

IS THIS A JOKE?!?!?!

Trinity on

I hope that not one person out there thinks this is “darling”. Never a do.

Nazra Z. on

God save us all.

sammi on

Ummmmmmm…………………….

Jill T on

I was unaware being feminine meant looking like a bag of Jelly Bellies. And to think, I’ve gone 26 years without this nugget of wisdom…thanks, Bjork!

faith on

haha–good one Jill T

Brenda G. on

All I can say is that she could eat a lot of double-crusted cchocolate ream pies and STILL fit in this outfi!

Julie on

Yvonne, she dressed like this when she was “in circulation.” It’s just her.

kaye on

I thought that she came from Iceland…. I didnt know that she came from a planet called MARS or is it PLUTO?!?!

Joanne on

What in God’s name is that?

NMc on

But then again – is it really any worse than Jessica’s high waisted pants?

At least one is joking.

mooglie on

I think she is a true artist. She is not afraid to go out there and wear whatever she wants and express herself. She stays true to herself and what she believes. Way to go Bjork!!!!

Dena on

She is a mental case IDIOT! Ugh!

Tasha on

I think she looks like those mushroom people on the Mario games. *sorry*

Doroty on

The Swan dress I think will stay in history.This one is more like 8 on the Bjork-o-meter of crazy fashion.I was wondering is the dress attached to the hat and if so how was she able to move?

tracey on

first of all. yes, she does take some ridiculous risks. this is hideous. however, she is not a mental case as some of you idiots write. for these ignorant britney spears lovers, she is a wonderful artist. her music is innovative and her voice one of a kind. what you hear in the cd you hear live. none of that lip-synch bs which everyone does now. way to go björk and you were great at Coachella. You don’t need to call attention as some ignorant people write here whom I bet adore vapid barbie doll music posted by our “talented” singers nowadays.

jose gould on

JUST love her!!!!! im always waiting to see whats she gonna wear next!! so unique!! so bjork!!!

marie!! on

i really love her voice but i really never liked her sense of style

tracie on

I don’t care if she is a “true artist” or not. That S**T is ugly!

Crystal on

Good God… I don’t care if you are Bjork or anyone else, you still look like HELL!

melissa on

She is so weird.

andrea on

Gorgeous! In fact I have a formal Dinner party next weekend and I am planning on wearing something like this. I absolutely L O V E it. I’m sure all tho other guests (which include all of the highest society ) will be impresed with my good taste.

Just three words… Thank you Bjork!

Alice on

I was going to basically make the same comment as Tracey. The people that are ragging on Bjork are probably the same people that think Britney Spears in a “musical genius”.

angela on

Bjork is what you call an artist. For all these girls who say she looks ridiculous… All it would take is one photo of Jessica simpson and Britney spears to be spotted and this outfit would be flying off the shelves!

Dawn on

Her style goes along with her singing.. they are both BAD!!

Alicia on

Bjork the Icelandic Dork does it again.

Peggy on

People love her because she is “just herself” and different……but, this getup looks like she got tangled up in her shower curtain!

Erin on

Oh my god

Alyson on

This is why we love her—she wears/sings what she wants,
when/where she wants. I’ll take her originality over other
so called fashionista “singers” any day!

sabrina walthour on

What stylist let her walk out of her house like that. she looks like a archery target. or a rainbow, no a clown board, or a five year old painted canvas

BRIT on

It works for her because she so doesnt care about whats IN anyways. She could wear a crocheted sweater with rainbows and bells on it from my grandmas closet and eveyone would be like “oh Bjorks so unique” and that statement, its true.

Lala on

OMG!!! Are you kidding me????? maybe for a costume party would I wear this!!! it looks like a 70′s bash throwback gone wrong!!!! I don’t care how famous or how good your music is.. this is completely HORRID!!!!

B on

This was just a costume piece that went over another outfit. She didn’t keep it on long. Underneath was the cute tribal “Earth Intruders” inspired get-up.

M on

omg, she is so nice, my mom is her publisist and i met her backstage, who cares if u guys or i don’t like it, if she likes it then it works!

Happy on

I don’t get it? She is a total FREAKE!

Amy on

It looks like a maternity dress for H.R. Puffenstuf.

sarah on

She must be insane. How else can you explain it????

mik on

OMG !! i really love her !! HER MUSIC INSPIRE PEAEFUL AND IS SO STRONG !! ABOUT THAT WEIRD OUTFIT I WILL SAY..WELL I HOPE SHE WILL NEVER WEAR THAT FOR A WEEDING..MAYBE SHE CAN WEARS THAT FOR A B-DAY BASH !! ANYBODY WILL NEED A CLOWN !!…I REALLY LUV BJORK IN EVERYTHING SHE DOES..I THINK IS SOO SO EXCENTRIC , RARE FABULOUS AND SO COOL.

Nenna on

Even by Scandinavian standard Bjork stands out – first the swan dress and now this magical mushroom outfit – respect, the lady dares …

Tina on

I think she looks like a cute doll in anything she wears. she’s adorable and fascinates us with her originality. Keep it up Bzerk….errrr….Bjork!

ANGELICA on

I LOVE IT!!! I WOULDN’T WEAR IT BUT SHE CAN PULL IT OFF. I ACTUALLY GOT TO SEE HER AT COACHELLA. SHE ROCKED!!! HER PERFORMANCE WAS AWESOME!!! AND THE OTHER OUTFITS SHE WORE WERE GREAT TOO.

Hannah on

Her style goes along with her singing.. they are both BAD!!

Are you kidding me?? She is just being herself and her singing is definitely not bad!

Nelly Wong on

one word…FREAK-O!

laura on

this woman is a frikkin legend.
xx

Tesha on

She looks like one of the mushrooms from super mario brothers. Blech!

Meg on

EWWWWW!!!!!!!! THIS IS SOOO UGLY AND WEIRD! WHAT HAPPENED! IF SHE’S FAMOUS Y DOES SHE PICK THOSE CLOTHES! SHE’S PROBABLY RICH ENOUGH 2 GET DESIGNER CLOTHES THAN THAT!!

aleyna marie on

SHES INSANE AND THATS THE MOST HIDEOUS THING IVE EVER SEEN

Molly on

WTH???? This woman is clearly bug-sh** crazy. So what if she’s wearing a shower curtain and three giant Easter Eggs on her head – it’ll make it easier for the mother ship to find her.

Endora on

She is crazy…….ridiculous..
Gos save us all from her and her music!!!

NICOLE on

Anyone with a voice like that can wear what the heck she wants. I LOVe her accent and she broke my heart in Dancer in the Dark (I could cry thinking about it), I LOVE her guts and “screw you I weear what I want” attitude.

sara on

I think that the focus should be more on her singing instead of the flashy/trashy garg that she wears. Is she trying to make a statement???

f z thomas on

this woman has never had talent and has had to dress like this for attention.

Amanda on

I don’t get it…

nubiana on

the point she is making is
THERE DOSENT NEED TO BE A POINT.

point blank

md on

She’s a trendsetter…..she’s a “genius”….She invented a new sound in the music business….

Kristin on

It’s Bjork. She does what she wants and wears what she wants. It’s great!

Rachel on

Bjork is AMAZING. She has more talent in 1 finger than we do in our whole bodies!! She is an amazing performer and artist. People don’t recongnize that here clothing is her art, not something to be judged as “top fashion” or “would you wear this?”. She is the BEST!!!!

BRENDA on

Bjork is RIDICULOUS.

She has hands down made herself “the person to not copy her senseless fashion style”. I think she does this to keep herself in the public eye. Think about it………every year she gets her picture at least one of the many magazines. Kudos for being if nothing else….clever.

andrea-las vegas on

horrible!!! absolutley disgusting BJORK!!!!My best friend John(rest his soul) loved you but i am sorry to say that he would be extremley dosappointed in this one!

Lucy on

She just wants attention – Thats not fashion. She has no fashion sense and her music sucks too.

Alex G (from Peru) on

She’s a goodess so she can wear whatever she wants. It is all about experimentation and fun

rhv on

more power to her for not caring about what the world thinks!

Asia on

My grandma would appreciate it if she could get her curtains back. What a mess.

Sharon on

Its great that she has her own unique style but I think this is a little too much..But to each there own I guess

ella on

its bjork !!!
thats all i can say

Alison on

Well, I guess it is good to be a little crazy. But when it makes you look like a carpet (an ugly one at that), I think it’s crossing the line.

cmoremule on

Love you Bjork. But just as with many good friends I care for, while I may love you I’m not always thrilled with the choices for clothes! I will say you are a genius, I’ll always listen to you, you’re probably an icon by now! You’ve earned it, but man who says I have to like the outfits…ewwwww. It don’t take much genius to look bad. Call it art, call it originality, call it unique (it is that!) but frankly grrrrlfriend, I just call it hard to look at. With that guess I’ll go back to listening to you…much more fun that way! You don’t have to be a show off all the time. Sometimes, genius is cool when it isn’t shoved in our face!

Sofia on

I’m scared I’m scared I’m scared

ish on

cmon give her some breathing space will ya? she is anti-mainstream and obviously refuses to become your headline making barbie doll, who frequently makes headlines with associations to drugs, anorexia, plastic surgery etc.. cant u see that shes all above that? she is way more mature than those up-yaself Made In Hollywood ‘artists’ eg. lindsay lohan, hillary or jessica. shes real. shes original. its hard to be yourself with a whole world watching you and constantly forming opinions. this outfit is a tad extreme but id rather this than another boring v-neck top or high waisted pants

Rachel on

I have only one thing to say. What was she thinking!?

FabSkinnyRedhead on

How come Bjork always looks like a moron? She needs to hire a stylist. I hate that she’s trying to look “different” yet all she does is look stupid.

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