"Giant Elf", "Carlson" and "Lady Punk" and other ladies on whom the world fashion depends todayBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/giant-elf-carlson-and-lady-punk-and-other-ladies-on-whom-the-world-fashion-depends-today
If you think that a career in the fashion industry is possible only for young beauties of model appearance, then you will be deeply mistaken. These beauties are just soldiers on the fashionable front, and its marshals and generals are far from model parameters and, in general, do not always look normal.
We present you 7 of the most famous style icons that break the stereotypes of grace and beauty.
Incredible makeup, strange tutu skirts, some rags and a bright red square-this is how one of the most influential women in the fashion world, Lynn Yeager, looks like. Those who do not know this unusual person think that she is a city madwoman, and the woman herself jokingly calls herself a "giant elf".
Suzy Menkes is another well-recognized star of fashion journalism. She has been writing about the fashion world for more than 30 years and looks almost as extravagant as Yeager. Because of the unusual image, passers-by often call this woman "Carlson", but she does not care about this at all. Menkes knows her worth very well, because many iconic designers are looking forward to her evaluation.
Michelle Lamy is the wife and main inspiration of designer Rick Owens, a genius of modern minimalism. Society knows almost nothing about the biography of this woman, but her alien style of clothing has long been a legend. Some admire the appearance of this lady, and others, on the contrary, are horrified. Gothic makeup, massive rings and bracelets, black-painted fingers and very unusual clothes make Lami one of the most striking figures in the world of modern fashion.
This woman is not considered the queen of punks for nothing — her crazy outfits not only break stereotypes, but also create problems with the law. But, despite this, Vivienne Westwood does not plan to change anything in her image and continues to shock people at fashion shows and just on the streets of cities. The fashion designer's collections always cause heated debates and are perceived inconsistently, but no one can imagine the fashion industry without Westwood.
A passionate love for tan and flashy things from the latest collections make Anna Dello Russo noticeable even in the motley crowd of fashion show regulars. Her images are often criticized, but Rousseau will never condescend to someone else's opinion. Her authority is unshakable, because it is not for nothing that she has been a creative consultant for the Japanese Vogue magazine for many years.
In her youth, Grace Coddington worked as a model, but after completing her career, she decided not to leave the fashion world and became a fashion journalist. This influential woman in the fashion world served as the creative director of Vogue magazine, and now works as a fashion critic.
For three decades, Anna Wintour has been heading the most authoritative publication in the fashion world — Vogue magazine. She is a tough leader who uses an authoritarian method of management, and besides this, a real style icon. Many of Ms. Wintour's outfits may seem strange, but who are they to judge a woman whose opinion is considered by all the fashion designers of the planet?