Can designers have a political ambition when making clothes? Join the discussion.
We often hear conversations about how fashion is an extension of the world we live in; that it’s an esthetic language that has the power to highlight political displeasures. Even though fashion has never been accountable for politics, does it mean it can stay out of the conversation? i-D Magazine, once again, emphasizes the dialogue between fashion and politics by asking designers if they think fashion can still have a political ambition. Faustine Steinmetz says that politics can’t be incorporated in the design because it then becomes empty. Oliver Rousteing on the other hand says that everything can be political – as long as you have a point or view and a vision. Here, here and here are the three articles where you can read the designers answers and at the same time join the conversation.
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