Carrie once joked in a SATC episode that her shoe-buying addiction would see her end up as a "Fendi bag lady" and W’s September editorial featuring model Sasha Pivovarova has tapped into that theme.
With fashion labels, magazines and consumers feeling the pinch of the recession, this timely editorial brilliantly portrays every fashionista’s worst fear - the point when their designer buying habits lead them to destitution.
Photographed by Craig McDean and styled by Alex White, Sasha Pivovarova is outfitted in torn Dior and Prada shopping bags to become the most stylish vagrant the streets have ever seen.
The scene is oddly compelling but thankfully I don’t think recession-weary women are yet ready to wrap themselves in couture carry bags and trade in their condos for cardboard boxes.
Stats for Destitute Divas
Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 5,534 clicks in 352 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Destitute Divas
Related: 98 examples / 75 photos
Segment: Females, 12-55
Comparison Set: 36 similar articles, including: mysterious chic editorials, feminine mystique editorials, and drab recession chic.
More Stats +/-
Feminine Mystique Editorials
Mysterious Chic Editorials
Drab Recession Chic
Angst Filled Editorials