Fashion has always been seen as an art and only art, people over the year has criticized the multibillion industry saying there are more important issues to focus on in the world rather than which color will match with what. Which is completely true. But do not forget that fashion has influenced the mass. Fashion has communicated many unspoken issues of the world. Women empowerment, world peace, child molestation, under privilege nations, wars and political issues. These all issues may not be solved in a day or two but showing the support gives the unbiased motivation to fight on. There have been many labels working on the concept of such since long ago. How correct is it to show your political views with fashion?
The most influence of politics has been shown in the Washington march against President Donald Trump, the infamous protest was about how women’s empowerment is required against the open statement of President rump, Rebbeca Minkoff’s final walk song ‘Quiet” became the unofficial theme song for the March.
While this was happening, Dior the ultra-lux brand a French fashion house made it loud and clear by launching the line with title “Dio(R)volution”. Designer Maria Grazia Chuiri eclipsed the ramp with feminism. Clubbing black and navy blue in her range with overalls, now note that she is the first women designer to lead the French label’s legacy and she made sure it is done in a way that can shook the world. Apart from this, a simple white t-shirt with print stating “We all should be feminist.”
Now often it is depicted that feminism is portrayed wrong even by the famous and intellectual ones. However, Maria decided to make her and now Dior’s definition of feminism really clear by providing guest a bandana stating “A person who believes in the social, political and economic equality of the sexes.”
While Maria did her job, the feminism & political statement were the charm of this year’s NYFW. With lot said and unsaid but rather transformed into art, designers are on board fiercely.
Christian Siriano’s printed with “People Are People,” Creatures of Comfort’s “We Are All Human Beings” and Jonathan Simkhai’s “Feminist AF;” Prabal Gurung’s finale featured a host of T-shirts bearing slogans like “Revolution Has No Borders,” “I Am an Immigrant” and “The Future Is Female.”
Apart from this, out Indian celebrities has supported the cause. Be it Deepika sporting Diorvolution’s t-shirt or Anushka Sharma on the cover page with dior’swe all should be feminists t-shirt. Indian actress Alia Bhatt was seen wearing a t-shirt supporting feminism. The public appearance with such has increased the popularity in a fashionable sense however how much can be changed through it is still left upon the mass…
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