Fashion Week Is Not Just About Clothes, Here Are The Talking Highlights From This Year

1. Missoni's "Pussy Hat" Revolution

At Milan's Fashion Week, Missoni took politics to the stage when more than 40 models came out wearing a pink, knitted, cat-ear hat, but this look is not the designer's own. This hat has become a popular "It Hat" in Europe and the United States, and has even made it on to the cover of The Times. The original "Pussy Hat" was created by the Chinese-American Xu Jingwu and her pal Jayna Zweiman as a political statement to mark the beginning of the Washington Women's Day Parade, to march for Women's equality.
Casual Moon Patched Knit Cat Ear Hat
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2. Plus Size Models For Spring

There is always controversy in fashion circles about fat vs. thin. The focus this year is on advocating natural beauty and loving the skin your in. Michael Kors went a step further this year by only have plus size models take to the stage wearing his designs.
Plus Size Lace Up Flare Sleeves Dress - Olive Green
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3. Slogans Are Hot

Slogan tees became popular in 2014, and this year it has got political on the catwalk. Dior took the lead in the 2017 Spring/Summer series by launching t-shirts with the slogan "We should all be feminists". Following suit, more and more designers have also used slogan tees to take to the stage and show their attitude.
Jewel Neck Letter T-Shirt - White
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4. Hijabs And The Catwalk

The most memorable face of the last 3 Fashion Week locations is the Muslim model Halima Aden. She took to the runway in the traditional Muslim head scarf, the Hijab. Hijabs also appeared on Alberta Ferretti, Max Mara and Kanye's Yeezy season 5 catwalks. The Hijab also secured a place on the cover of the American fashion magazine CR Fashion Book. Kanye has announced the release of Yeezy season 4 and has expressed that he will only use multi-racial models. At this years Presentation, Halima has become one of them, wearing a fur coat with her black head scarf, highlighting the full sense of feminine empowerment.


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