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Betsey Johnson tackles gay marriage in her Fashion Week show

Chrissy Callahan is a freelance beauty/fashion writer and editor. She has written for a variety of different websites and covered everything from NY Fashion Week to interviews with top industry professionals. For the latest beauty and fa...

Marriage freedom a big theme in Betsey Johnson's spring collection

Fresh off announcing she's competing on the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars, Betsey Johnson unveiled her spring 2015 collection. In true Betsey style, nothing was off limits, and she took the opportunity to present a collection that celebrated sexual orientation and marriage freedom.

The runway models weren't your typical high fashion models, either. A transgender bride, drag queens, same-sex couples and a few Real Housewives stars strutted their stuff in Betsey's colorful and revealing designs.

Johnson told ABC News the show was an ode to marriage freedom, calling it "trendy and transgendy." "Pre nup is a part of the whole world of straight brides, gay brides, transgender marriages, everybody getting married. Finally, freedom," she continued.

As for the clothes themselves? "The clothes are my first shot at all kinds of brides... It's been the most fun to work on this show. A lot of kind of new, more abstract ideas: see-through plastic dresses and dresses made out of scuba fabric and horse hair."

Fun is definitely one word to describe these creative designs. Check them out for yourself!

1. There was this elaborate silver gown.

Marriage freedom a big theme in Betsey Johnson's spring collection

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2. And we were quite intrigued by the "prenup" necklace she sent out with this look.

Marriage freedom a big theme in Betsey Johnson's spring collection

Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty images

3. This wedding dress featured a sweetheart neckline and an even sweeter skirt.

Marriage freedom a big theme in Betsey Johnson's spring collection

Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty images

4. This was quite the take on "something blue."

Marriage freedom a big theme in Betsey Johnson's spring collection

Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty images

5. The show was definitely a celebration of love and marriage equality for everyone.

Marriage freedom a big theme in Betsey Johnson's spring collection

Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty images

6. Betsey also proved she can design stunning styles for all genders and sexual orientations.

Marriage freedom a big theme in Betsey Johnson's spring collection

Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty images

7. That's one sexy flower girl. Love the violet color here. The totally sheer material? It may be more appropriate for the honeymoon!

Marriage freedom a big theme in Betsey Johnson's spring collection

Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty images

8. Over-the-top nods to past decades also filled the show.

Marriage freedom a big theme in Betsey Johnson's spring collection

Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty images

9. Was Betsey inspired by Beyoncé? We can totally see her wearing this sheer dress.

Marriage freedom a big theme in Betsey Johnson's spring collection

Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty images

10. Last but not least, this classy number was the highlight of the show for us.

Marriage freedom a big theme in Betsey Johnson's spring collection

Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty images

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