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.
This NYFW's mixed schedule of men’s and women’s shows saw daring silhouettes and bold uses of color that reflected a search for joy in a country currently experiencing a good deal of social and political commotion.
Wes Gordon made his debut at the house of Carolina Herrera on Monday morning on the Upper West Side. And, with Herrera sitting in the front row, the new boy’s debut was a generous homage to the founder of the house.
Nina Ricci ended its relationship with Guillaume Henry on Thursday, bringing to an end his role as creative director of the Paris fashion house, after a critically muted tenure at the storied French brand.
Carolina Herrera staged her final show on Monday night, and for her finale she sent out 25 mini versions of herself – elegant figures wearing her signature bright white men’s shirt with floor-length taffeta ball skirts.
It was another goodbye for New York Fashion Week on Friday with the announcement that Carolina Herrera, queen of elegance and favorite of US first ladies, is stepping down as chief designer of her eponymous label.