New York – An Indian girl of 19 years disfigured with acid will be the queen Thursday of the first day of the fashion week in New York, which offered a first controversy surrounding the Kanye West show.
Invited unlikely this glamorous window a week what Fashion week, Reshma Qureshi was sprayed acid in 2014 by his brother who wanted to attack his sister, guilty, according to him, of leaving.
She was invited to parade at noon local time (1600 GMT) for the collective of young Italian designers FTL Moda, who regularly made about him in recent seasons, most for his choice of models for his clothes.
A year ago, he and scrolls the young Australian with Down syndrome Madeline Stuart and a seller of cars in New Jersey, Rebekah Navy, born without forearms.
The first official day of the fashion week in New York had taken a turn decidedly militant earlier in the day with the parade Johny Dar.
The American artist presented a collection called “ Jeans for Refugees ‘, hundred jeans given by each a celebrity and decorated by himself, whose proceeds will go to the International rescue Committee (IRC).
In the afternoon, were expected Spanish Desigual and New York Thakoon, back after giving up the Fashion Week in February.
The original Thai designer Thakoon Panichgul has upset its production schedule, as several houses wishing to align the parades with the sale of clothing.
Thakoon even made a step into the unknown by offering items on its site in the month of August, several weeks before his show.
– “ Torture ” by Kanye West –
Other adventurer in the world of fashion, in a completely different genre, Kanye West broke new ground too soon Wednesday by hosting his show “ Yeezy Season 4 ” outdoors on an island between Manhattan and Queens.
The conditions of this show, closely watched as any event labeled Kanye West, sparked a controversy.
Many criticisms have been raised via social networks against the treatment of the mannequins parade, “ a torture session ” according to the editorial responsibility of the fashion site The Cut Stella Bugbee.
Dozens of young women have had to wait for several hours standing in the sun, without stirring, until the parade starts. One of them has even collapsed, taken ill.
Later, during the parade, several models pavement high boots with huge heels had the greatest difficulty in walking the aisles. One of them fell and another ended the parade in thongs.
Despite these events and the endless waiting public, the artist “ will likely be rewarded with broad coverage and perhaps even applause for a collection that was, at best, predictable “, has rebelled Jessica Iredale, specialized website Women’s Wear Daily.
Yeezy, developed in collaboration with Adidas sportswear company, remained in line with the first three seasons, without proposing anything new.
Among united together, with beige, black, white and dark green, the Italian artist Vanessa Beecroft, the right arm of Kanye West Yeezy, offered more than in femininity previous seasons.
A few hours after Kanye West, the American designer Tom Ford on Wednesday proposed a much calmer version of fashion.
feted with champagne and canapes, it offered its guests a true collection to form, with very neo-classical reinterpretation of tunes including the jacket for men and pencil skirt for wife.