Upsetting fashion collections guide! Ahead of the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show air date, brand exec Ed Razek spoke to Vogue magazine about the annual spectacle and received plenty of criticism in return. Not only did he shade competing intimates brand ThirdLove ? which prompted founder Heidi Zak to take out a full-page, open-letter ad in The New York Times (above) ? he also implied that no one wanted to see a plus-size fashion show and didn’t think transgender models should be included on the runway because it “is a fantasy. It’s a 42-minute entertainment special.” (He later apologized for the remark.) Needless to say, plenty of folks on Twitter, including trans model Carmen Carrera, criticized both Razek and VS after the interview was published.
Rick Owens Mens’ Fall/Winter 2015 Collection, “Sphinx’ (aka the Peen Peek), One of the most talked about shows of the Fall/Winter 2015 season was Rick Owen’s Sphinx, which featured male models wearing garments with cut-outs designed to show off their genitalia. Though by now the fashion world knows that Owens doesn’t shy away from controversy, nevertheless the stunt still ignited a frenzy of shocked online posts. Of the collection, Owens explained that the focus put on the model’s genitalia was an effort to incorporate a childish or juvenile aspect to the presentation.
Designers Refusing To Dress Melania Trump, After the election of Donald Trump, several designers grappled with how to handle dressing the new First Lady, Melania Trump. Sophie Theallet wrote a public letter stating that she would not be dressing Melania (despite the fact that she had done so for former First Lady Michelle Obama) because of her husband’s policies. Following the letter, other designers followed suit including Tom Ford and Marc Jacobs. For her first Presidential appearance at the inauguration, Melania ended up wearing an American designer, Ralph Lauren.
Over the years, Lagerfeld has transformed the Grand Palais into a supermarket, art gallery, IT center, and now a space station. This season, Paris Fashion Week was kicked off with an Instagram-ready display: a branded rocket ship launched at the end of the show and rose 33 feet to the tune of Rocket Man. The show was 60’s space age futurism, with space cadets, blankets, and prints. The new and improved version of the two-tone pumps of fall 2015 was a knee-high, glittery, Jetsons-style boot with a toe cap, worn with glitter tights. As shown by the likes of Riri and the model world, boots are very much in at the moment. The ongoing headband trend seen across this year’s fashion weeks was in evidence, too. Obviously, the Chanel version came with pearl embellishments. And because it’s not a Chanel show without a witty accessory, there was a rocket-ship bag. Rock on.
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