Forget Lady Gaga's Meat Dress, menswear label Politix has created a suit made from men's moustache hair as part of its annual Movember campaign.
The fashion project, the Politix Movember Mo-Hair suit, was created in collaboration with Melbourne-based visual artist Pamela Kleemann-Passi – whose work explores the connection between art, hair and medical science.
The suit was created using Kleemann-Passi's mo-hair textile which was formulated through a combination of moustache hair and cotton, woven and held together by a tulle overlay.
This was then cut into a tailored single breasted Politix suit by head of design, Paul Burden.
The suit also features hairball buttons.
The mo-hair suit forms part of Politix's wider Movember campaign 'Worn to Be Heard' which encourages men to 'cry like a boss' and express their emotions in healthy ways.
This year's campaign features three custom designed jackets emblazoned with messages highlighting the key areas of men’s health – mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer.
The 'Cry Like a Boss,' 'Grab Cancer by the Balls' and 'We Need to Talk' jackets are worn by campaign ambassadors, The Wiggles’ Anthony Field, Sunrise weatherman Sam Mac and actor Lyndon Watts.
Each shares a personal connection with the Movember mission around improving the face of men's health.
Field has been open for years about his ongoing battle with clinical depression, Mac has experienced the loss of a close friend to suicide, while Watts knows the importance of checking yourself regularly for testicular cancer, as testicular cancer is the most common cancer in young Australian men.
Politix head of marketing Richard Dalke said the brand's mission is to support men to be their best selves, a goal shared by Movember.
"We’ve partnered with Movember for four years, supporting their work changing the face of men’s health.
"We do it for our fathers, partners, brothers, sons, and mates – because Politix is committed to helping men look good, feel good, and do good," he said.