Once again, Marc Jacobs’ Fashion Week presentation has left fashion cognoscenti talking — but not because of the way runway models wore his clothes. Rather, Jacobs’ collection came under fire on social media because of the way his models wore their hair.
As part of Thursday’s show, the enigmatic designer sent a cast of predominantly white models down the catwalk with multicolored wool dreadlocks spilling from their crowns.
The… interesting choice evoked memories of Jacobs’ spring 2015 show where models sported Bantu knots, with hairstylist and Redken global creative director Guido Palau telling the Huffington Post the look was inspired by singer-songwriter Björk (never mind that black people have been rocking Bantu knots as a protective style for centuries).
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