Céline, Dior, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton have pledged to no longer use size 0 models. Female models will have to be minimum US size 2 (34 in France) and male models will be US size extra small (44 in France). On top of size changes, they will no longer dress boys and girls under the age of 16 to wear adult clothing. Other changes include, having a psychologist or therapist that would be available during the time a model works. As well as requiring models to have valid medical certificates proving medically fit to work.
While I can appreciate that models are being treated better, I have to ask, is this a trend or temporary fad? Thoughts?
Louis Vuitton is best known for their famous and iconic L and V with floral pattern monogram that’s been around for 121 years. LV is usually on top of trends and collaboration with Jeff Koons, pop culture artist, would seem like an out of the box idea that would make every art loving fashionista want to splurge.
At this year’s Oscars, everyone seemed to be wearing the same color palette. You had actresses wearing canary, gold, yellows, reds, white, some pinks, and black. I feel bad for the actresses that wore red! Such a faux pas on a red carpet. Talk about blending in and disappearing. I won’t hate, I think the stylists need to stop trying to bring reds to red carpets. Then again, they might do that on purpose to have blogs, magazines, twitter, and the rest of the media talking about. Continue Reading →