"Designers get really big and really rich off of our culture."
Nicki Minaj has been making her usual rounds at NYFW this season, sitting front row and joining the party circuit, but that doesn't mean she'll refrain from pointing out the fashion world's flaws. After attending the Philipp Plein Spring 2018 show on Saturday, the superstar rapper took a dig at the industry during the designer's afterparty.
"Thank you Philipp Plein for including our culture," she said, according The Cut. "Designers get really big and really rich off of our culture, and then you don’t see a motherfucker that look anything like us in the front row half the time. So let’s make some noise for Philipp Plein tonight."
Back in May, Chanel announced that four-year brand ambassador Kristen Stewartwould be the face of the fashion house's latest fragrance, Gabrielle.
Today, the promotional film for Gabrielle launched, and in the minute-long clip overseen by commercial director Ringan Ledwidge, Stewart dances to a Beyoncé track.
Stewart breaks out of a gauzy canister—a cocoon, the brand explained in a statement—and then runs, trails of gauze rippling behind her, full-steam into a wall of Chanel Gabrielle perfume bottles. All the while, Beyoncé's somewhat under-appreciated 2009 ballad "Runnin'" plays.
Back in March, Clare Waight Keller was announced as Riccardo Tisci's successor at Givenchy—becoming the first female designer to ever hold the creative director title at the fashion house. Now, just months ahead of her runway debut for the brand, a first look at the new Givenchy is here.
The fashion house unveiled its fall campaign, titled "TRANSFORMATION SEDUCTION," under the creative direction of Waight Keller on Instagram today. Photographed by Steven Meisel, the black and white images feature models Saffron Vadher and Elias Bouremah—a swift departure from Tisci's oft star-studded campaigns for the house.
TRANSFORMATION SEDUCTION, @ClareWaightKeller's first #Givenchy campaign, shot by #StevenMeisel #TransformationSeduction
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It's been said that a pair of sunglasses can hide a multitude of sins—a long night of partying, a late night at the office. According to designer Karen Walker, an amazing pair of sunglasses can also change you. And that's what she explores in her latest collection, called Transformers.
"One of the things I love about eyewear is that moment when someone puts on a new pair of sunglasses and they somehow transform, like they're a different character," Walker tells ELLE.com. "I was really just playing off the feeling that eyewear can give you that is slightly dressed up and disguised."