It’s hard to think of a designer more in synch with a great fashion house than Wes Gordon, the creative director of Carolina Herrera. We Zoomed Wes to discuss creating for an iconic house and designing in the pandemic.
We know everyone has been bellyaching about it being a lightweight season in New York. But if you take the time to actually study what was on the runway, it turns out a lot of great clothes were on display in Manhattan.
Three months ago Wes Gordon, the designer of Carolina Herrera, received a critical lambasting for alleged cultural appropriation. After his latest show for the house, he may have to brace himself for a second round.
The French fashion house said on Wednesday it is in talks with Mexican artisans regarding the production of the Dolls by Raw Edges collection, which has been criticised for featuring traditional Mexican designs.
The creative director of Carolina Herrera, Wes Gordon, has insisted that the brand’s Resort 2020 collection pays homage to the “cultural wealth” of Mexico, after being accused of cultural appropriation.