We love Marc Jacobs for his reliably diverse runways, his political activism and, of course, his contributions to fashion. However, like many hip designers who draw their influence from “the streets,” Jacobs occasionally lets his white privilege show. Such was the case at his Spring 2017 presentation last night, where Jacobs sent white models like Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner and Adriana Lima down the runway wearing multicolored wool dreadlocks atop their heads, calling the decision a nod to rave — rather than Rastafarian — culture.
Needless to say, Twitter had a lot of questions for the enigmatic designer and his preferred hairstylist, Redken global creative director Guido Palau. Observe: (more…)