• Katy Perry shoes removed from stores over blackface design

    6 days ago - By The Guardian

    The pop star's designs are the latest to be accused of using racist caricatures, following backlash against Gucci, Prada and Moncler Katy Perry Collections, the fashion line by the pop star, has removed footwear after they were accused of using blackface. The sandals and loafers, designed with a face featuring prominent red lips, are no longer on sale at retailers including Walmart. A spokesperson for the company told TMZ : “In order to be respectful and sensitive the team is in the process of pulling the shoes.”
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  • Ten Questions With Gareth Wrighton, The Latest Addition To The Fashion East Line-Up

    Ten Questions With Gareth Wrighton, The Latest Addition To The Fashion East Line-Up

    6 days ago - By 10 magazine

    Photo by Carly Scott
    When interviewing an emerging designer, conversation always at some point touches on their education. “Where did you study fashion design?” is an inevitable question, usually followed up with something along the lines of “How formative was it?” Clothes have always played an integral role on Gareth Wrighton's work, however unlike the majority of designers to pass through the Fashion East platform, the initiative's newest addition to the AW19 line-up studied a BA at Central Saint Martins in Fashion Communication and Promotion rather than fashion design. Eschewing a...
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