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Givenchy faces backlash for noose necklace at Paris fashion show


After a truly head-scratching choice on the runway, Givenchy is now facing backlash for featuring a noose necklace at a Paris Fashion show.

Fashion house Givenchy had their spring-summer women’s and men’s Paris fashion show over the weekend. While typically one of the biggest days of the year for any fashion house, the headlines coming out of it are unflattering, to say the least. The house and creative director Matthew M Williams are now under fire for what is being referred to as a, “blatantly offensive” necklace, which people immediately realized resembles a noose.

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The backlash to the choice is widespread, with fashion accounts and even professors speaking out in frustration with the choice. Professor of media, communications and cultural studies at Goldsmiths, University of London, Angela McRobbie, shared in a statement to The Guardian, “I’m not sure what to say here, given the

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Naomi Campbell Steals Lanvin Show At Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — Yet again, Naomi Campbell stole the show at Paris Fashion Week. The 51-year-old runway veteran trod the boards of Lanvin’s flower-themed collection Sunday to screams from guests in a dramatic black cloak.

Meanwhile, on Sunday evening, fashion insiders trekked to Paris’ western edge for Matthew Williams’ Givenchy display that went back to the future.

Here are some highlights of the day’s 2022 spring collections:

Flowers are a natural touchstone for spring. Lanvin was the latest house to use florals this season, designer Bruno Sialelli employing them with aplomb. It gave vibrancy, humor and a contemporary feel to this fresh morning collection.

Gently structured garments, which were crisp but moved fluidly, made sure the collection began with a minimalist mood.

Campbell walks the runway during the Lanvin Womenswear Spring/Summer 2022 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on Oct. 3, in Paris, France.

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Campbell walks the runway during the Lanvin Womenswear Spring/Summer 2022 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on Oct. 3, in Paris, France.
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Camila Cabello, Helen Mirren & More Walked In L’Oreal’s Paris Fashion Week Show

Paris Fashion Week 2021 is well under way, and whether you follow fashion or not, you’ll likely be excited to hear about L’Oreal Paris’ extra-special runway show, which took place right by the Eiffel Tower.

The Le Defile L’Oreal Paris 2021 Womenswear Spring/Summer 2022 show featured a whole host of big names, from Camila Cabello to Helen Mirren, all of whom were there to raise awareness for female empowerment.

In fact, the show was put together in order to promote L’Oreal’s awareness and training programme Stand Up Against Street Harassment which as its name suggests aims to tackle street harassment that women experience on a daily basis.

“This year’s ‘Le Défilé’ will be a remarkable platform for women’s empowerment, conveying a strong message of self-worth and disrupting the conventions of typical runway shows by inviting the public to join the Stand Up Against Street Harassment program,” said

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Madonna’s daughter Lourdes Leon made her second runway appearance at Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty fashion show

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Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes “Lola” Leon, returned to the runway in Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty fashion show. Craig Barritt/Getty

  • Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Vol. 3 fashion show aired on Amazon on Friday.

  • Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes Leon, appeared in a latex bra with matching underwear and thigh-high socks.

  • Leon’s first walked in Gypsy Sport’s New York Fashion Week show in 2018.

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Madonna’s daughter Lourdes Leon, who goes by Lola, is getting back into fashion shows.

Leon made her runway debut in 2018 when she walked in Gypsy Sport’s Spring 2019 show during New York Fashion Week, according to W Magazine. Two years later, the 24-year-old model is back as part of Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Vol. 3 fashion show, which is available to stream on Friday on Amazon Prime.

Lola Leon took part in Rihanna's Savage x Fenty Vol. 3 fashion show.

Lourdes “Lola” Leon took part in Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Vol. 3 fashion

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