Steven Meisel Snaps Shabby-Chic in 'Performance' for Vogue Italia (UPDATE)
The models featured in the shabby-chic photos are Anna Jagodzinska, Ash Stymest, Christian Brylle, Coco Rocha, Jamie Bochert, Max Rogers, Meghan Collison, Sasha Pivovarova, Sessile Lopez, Simon Nessman, Viktoriya Sosonkina, and Will Lewis.
Implications - The recent recession prompted budget-conscious consumers to make more affordable purchases at thrift and vintage stores. This led to a surge of grunge fashions in the marketplace which consumers appreciate for their comfort and nonchalant, chic look. Companies can appeal to fashionable demographics by incorporating these qualities into their product designs.