There was a “Handmaid's Tale”-inspired fashion show in New York, and you just have to see it – HelloGiggles
The long run depicted in The Handmaid’s Tale could also be regressive, dystopian, and brazenly hostile towards ladies, queer folks, and folks of coloration (in the guide, no less than), however the fashion the Hulu collection has impressed couldn’t be extra ahead-pondering.
Case in level: New York indie fashion label Vaquera’s latest assortment, designed in partnership with the smash hit show. Primarily based on the Margaret Atwood speculative fiction basic, Vaquera’s beautiful reimagining of the 1985 novel’s iconic purple gown/white bonnet handmaid uniform debuted Thursday at New York’s Angel Orensanz Basis and featured fashions of all ages, sizes, genders, and ethnicities draped in head-to-toe handmaid haute couture.
Vaquera, a fashion powerhouse comprised of young creatives Patric DiCaprio, David Moses, Bryn Taubensee, and Claire Sully, initially conceived the gathering as a reflection of the duality of oppression and empowerment, as two separate realities that co-exist in fixed battle.
The designers quickly found, nonetheless, that the road between the 2 was a bit extra blurry.
“We thought we might make seems to be the place she feels horny and then she doesn’t, however that turned so troublesome as a result of every look might be each,” DiCaprio told The New York Times. “Different seems to be are utterly lined up, which might be empowering, too, as a result of she’s not permitting folks to see her physique,” added Sully.
What a fashion assertion! Reward be!