Best of the week: freakish fashion and art school virgins

From horror-inspired runway shows to losing your v-card for art, here are our top stories

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TEN COLLECTIONS THAT HORRIFIED THE RUNWAY

Bondage straps, skeletal silhouettes and Día de Muertos models – fashion has never shied away from the supernatural. Here are some collections that showcase fashion at its most harrowing. Read more

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Hannah McGee

ART SCHOOL STOLE CLAYTON PETTET'S VIRGINITY

Meet Clayton. He's 19. He studies art at Central Saint Martins. In a few weeks time, he's also going to lose his virginity in front of a live audience. Find out why

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ROBERT DEL NAJA

The Massive Attack album artist unveils previously Naked Lunch, his previously unseen artwork. Here, he talks about his unique X-Ray vision. Read more

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LOU REED & PAUL AUSTER

Worried about your life? Don't be. In this interview from the archives, Lou Reed and Paul Auster talk about all the terrible, no-hope jobs they had. Reassuring stuff. Read more

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Nature Morte 2 Cindy Wright

DAWN OF THE DEAD

From sculptures made of dust to images of gutted fish, art book Nature Morte is a contemporary death note. Curator Michael Petry tells Dazed about the modern day memento mori. Read more

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FASHION ARCHIVE: EIKO ISHIOKA 

Japanese designer Eiko Ishioka is the dress priestess of horror, costuming characters for Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula and The Cell. Pay tribute to her dark, opulent vision here. Read more

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TOP TEN FEMALE HORROR FILMS

Murderous heroines, spooky sisters and Lynch's leading ladies all feature in our rundown of the best female-fronted horror films. Read more

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FAYE GREEN WINS THE DAZED/CONVERSE EMERGING ARTIST AWARD

Young Newcastle University graduate Faye Green took the prize for the Dazed/Converse Emerging Artist Award with her psychically-charged performance piece. Read more

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IF YOU WON'T READ, THEN WHY SHOULD I WRITE? 

Jarrett Kobeck has transcribed hours of footage of TMZ celebrities, including (but not limited to) Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, Ray J and Nicole Ritchie. Because after all, celebrity sells – right? Read more

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DISTURBIA

Zombie housewives are on the run in Jeff Bark's November issue shoot – and they've got a bone to pick with you. Watch the video and check out the full shoot. Read more

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