By Megan McCluskey
September 17, 2015

Lorde attended Kanye West’s “Yeezy Season 2” New York Fashion Week show on Wednesday and fans quickly noticed that something about her appearance was a little off.

The 18-year-old singer showed up to the event rocking her signature winged eyeliner, but only on one eye. Her other eye was red and puffy and appeared to be makeup-free.

Anticipating the speculation about her appearance, Lorde posted a picture to Instagram of her getting ready for the NYFW show that featured the unhealthy-looking eye. She captioned the photo, “one question: what happened to your eye?”

After the show, she took to the photo-sharing site again to further explain her condition.

“The skin is peeling off my lips and hands these days i very rarely see the sun and my eye is weeping and screaming and it’s fashion week and everyone already thinks i’m strange,” she wrote. “And it’s a kanye show where the freaks are beautiful so why not say f–k it and let’s dance with the melodrama?”

In a tweet also posted on Wednesday, Lorde hinted that the trouble with her eye was caused by her non-stop work schedule.

“i work every night and through the weekend and my body falls apart / i go see a show / watch my good eye open slow,” she tweeted.

However, the singer still seemed to have a great time sitting in the front row at Fashion Week.

“The show was crazy I got to wear sneakers and had the best bear hug from [Drake] and now I’m in bed in a sweater editing something cool for you guys to see very soon,” she wrote on Instagram.

Write to Megan McCluskey at megan.mccluskey@time.com.

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