Monday, February 6, 2017

Fashion: Bernie Sanders Is the Inspiration For Balenciaga’s Fall 2017 Menswear Collection

A couple weeks late to this but interesting as a reflection of bizarro world Zeitgeist.
That said however, should  Dolce & Gabbana come out with an Eau De Bernie I will probably just curl up in a corner of the office to await the end times.

From Racked:

Balenciaga Pays Tribute to Bernie Sanders on the Runway
Feel the Bern(lenciaga).
Despite the presidential election results, 2016 was an undeniably great year for Hillary Clinton merch. Designers like Marc Jacobs and Tory Burch offered wearable ways to support the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, while unofficial merch like I Feel Like Hillz’s Kanye-inspired graphic tees and Base DTLA’s Rihanna-approved shirt also proved popular.

Now, nearly a year after his rise, it’s Bernie Sanders’s turn. On Wednesday morning, Balenciaga’s Demna Gvasalia paid tribute to the presidential hopeful in his fall 2017 menswear collection, sending out tees, jackets, and blanket scarves printed with Sanders’s unmistakeable red-and-blue campaign logo (with “Balenciaga” in place of the candidate’s name, of course)....MORE