American Chic in Paris

Trump hubristically vows to ‘make America great again’, when the grandeur of Americana spans farther than his vision. The unswerving influence of America across the globe is particularly seen in the fashion world. The New York Times’ Guy Trebay recounts the unrestrained effect of the American anima in today’s high fashion. In addition to nods at Kendrick Lamar and Wes Craven, there are charming references to such notable brands as Hermès, Valentino, and Berluti, as well as Japanese darlings Rei Kawakubo and Junya Watanabe. Whether for the appreciation of hawaiian shirts and sportswear, or the irony, Trebay amusingly vivisects the American cultural influence. Read the full article now at The New York Times online.

SOURCE: The New York Times