Karl Lagerfeld’s S/S 2015 show for Chanel was a lesson on radical feminism. Ford Image’s Lexi, Lilly Marie and Eleonore walked the runway with megaphones and picket signs in hand. These 3 were leading a revolution.
When someone off-handedly suggested that a young Emily Ratajkowski become a model, her mother countered, saying the girl was, in fact, going to be a brain surgeon. So began a lifelong pull between brains and beauty, but let’s be clear – she’s got them both. For the newest issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine, the ardent feminist talks about sexuality, family and becoming an autodidact after turning down a scholarship at the esteemed Sarah Lawrence College. The accompanying editorial may be more covered-up than her infamous turn in Blurred Lines, but this is her most revealing story yet.
Hedi Slimane has continuously celebrated rock’n’roll since taking over the helms of Saint Laurent, but this season he did it with even more of a vintage twist. Ford Image’s Lexi and Ford New York’s Yulia M walked in looks that were a mash-up of time periods. Even still, these girls gave off rock star vibes.
Sacai, the Japanese label designed by Chitose Abe, has been slowly gaining momentum since it began showing at Paris Fashion Week a few years ago. Ford Image’s Lexi walked the brand’s runway in one of a string of high profile appearances this season. This girl, like the brand itself, is on the cusp of greatness.