Thursday, August 20, 2009

world’s chicest vagrant....

Fashion labels, magazine and consumers feeling the crunch from the recession W taps into the worst fear of every fashionista - the moment when designer obsession leads to dire straits. In September’s fashion blow out Sasha Pivovarova plays the world’s chicest vagrant as she camps out on the streets in little more than torn bags from luxury stores. Alex White‘s creative styling turns a Dior shopping bag into a little white dress and Craig McDean’s slick photography makes the whole affair strangely compelling but given the sad state of things this ironic editorial isn’t entirely far fetched.