Karl Lagerfeld's death signals the end of an era in grandeur and spectacle — and misogynistic, thin fashion
Karl Lagerfeld epitomised everything that (today) would be considered “wrong” with the fashion industry. But he also epitomised its voracious appetite for success, for global stature, for perfection, for reinvention season after season after season, for spectacle.
Designer clothes are often improvisations of existing styles of clothes. Therefore, another issue which arises is whether every design is ‘original’ enough to merit protection?
A list of the looks showcased at Cannes 2017 that made our hearts stop for a variety of reasons.
Let’s hope this helps them understand that a buyer is unlikely to buy something that will be tough to sell to a consumer.