Tag Archives: mfw

WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON WITH FASHION WEEK?

Posted on by Cameron Tewson

On December 31, 2019, health officials documented the planet’s first cluster of novel coronavirus cases. Ten weeks later, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared a state of pandemic. In the window between those two dates, the world played host to 4,617 new COVID-19 cases and 280 deaths — and at least four […]

GUCCI FACES BACKLASH FOR STRAITJACKETS AT MILAN SHOW

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Gucci faces a possible backlash for showing straitjackets, meant to make a statement about self-expression and not to be sold in stores, at Milan Fashion Week. Model Ayesha Tan Jones held up “Mental Health Is Not Fashion” on her hands on her way down the runway. She then posted on Instagram that straitjackets symbolize “a cruel […]

ENDLESS ROLLERCOASTER OF ALESSANDRO MICHELE FOR GUCCI

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Alessandro Michele‘s Gucci is like an endless rollercoaster – sometimes, you just love the craziness of the entire thing; sometimes, you’re near puking. This time, however, I felt the first. In a venue covered with more than 120,000 LED lightbulbs and a 100-meter long mirrored runway, a tribe of beautifully eccentric individuals made an appearance. Rich in […]

MIUCCA PRADA WANTED TO BREAK THE RULES OF THE CLASSIC

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“I wanted to break the rules of the classic,” Miuccia Prada said after her spring-summer 2019 show. “To discuss a wish of freedom and liberation and fantasy, and, on the other side, the extreme conservatism that is coming—the duality out there.” Prada had a crisp white shirt topped with an elegant sweater. Then, a portion of cycling shorts, duchesse satin […]