“I love Hitler!”
“People like you would be dead today.”
“Your mothers, your forefathers would be *$#%ing gassed and *$#%ing dead.”
It happened to be those choice words that secured John Galliano’s release from his position as Creative Director of world-renowned fashion house Christian Dior on Tuesday, March 1, 2011. The fiasco has thrown the industry in a justifiable frenzy as questions compound upon themselves. Why? Was this the first time? What will happen to the Galliano label? And most importantly to some, who’s next?
You’re late for class. So, you jump out of the bed, splash a little water on your face, dig through your pile of laundry, whip out a skirt and shimmy into it. Two minutes later, you’ve jogged to class, only to discover that it’s canceled.
Year after year, fashion critics have found themselves particularly bored with red carpet style, often labeling celebrities as dressing "safe". There are numerous reasons behind this boredom-induced brand, namely, the popularity of fashion bloggers who are often bent on tearing through one celeb's bland red carpet choice after another. But, if this year’s Golden Globe Awards is any inclination, it seems that Hollywood’s megastars (and their stylists) are growing, err—gaining a bit more confidence in the fashion department.