Runway Revolt

High fashion designers use the runway to make political statements

Implications - With political uncertainty being more prevalent in the past few years than it has been in a while, fashion designers are channeling political statements into their runway shows. As fashion has long been used to propel social and political causes on a grassroots level, its appropriation into high fashion reveals the need for brands to reflect consumer desires, rather than making futile attempts to shape them.
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Political Americana Streetwear - The Public School Ready-to-Wear Styles Make Statements with Fashion
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The Public School Ready-to-Wear Styles Make Statements with Fashion
From the use of red, white and blue colors to the reinterpretation of ‘This Land Is Your Land’ that played to set the stage for the Public School Ready-to-Wear collection, this sporty... [More]
Politically Charged Fashion - This Unconventional Collection Makes a Statement on Today's Politics
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Politically Charged Fashion
This Unconventional Collection Makes a Statement on Today's Politics
Public School’s politically charged fashion collection turned heads at the brand’s midtown Manhattan fashion show. The designers decided to forgo traditional fashion schedules and... [More]
Wearable Garden Garments - Jacob Olmedo's 'Wearable Garden' Combines the Human and the Natural World
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Jacob Olmedo's 'Wearable Garden' Combines the Human and the Natural World
Fashion designer Jacob Olmedo showcased his wearable garden collection at the Parsons graduate fashion show in New York City. Parsons’ specialized fashion program takes an experimental and... [More]
Activist Fashion Runway Shows - Dior's Fall/Winter 2018 Boasts Equality and Female Empowerment
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Activist Fashion Runway Shows
Dior's Fall/Winter 2018 Boasts Equality and Female Empowerment
The Dior Ready-to-Wear 2018 debuted its distinctive activist fashion statement pieces at Musée Rodin in Paris. From assertive red gowns and floral embroidery on chiffon fabrics to feminist slogans... [More]
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