Is it just me or was this year’s New York Fashion Week pretty uneventful? By that I mean, it was about the fashion and the events, and there wasn’t a ton of petty gossip to come out of NYFW… beyond the Nicki Minaj-Cardi B feud turning violent. That was the big story. But thankfully, NYFW ended on a petty note. Marc Jacobs normally gets to be NYFW’s big “closer.” But not this year – this year, Rihanna’s Fenty show was scheduled to be the last show of NYFW. Marc Jacobs *possibly* tried to be petty about it.
Marc Jacobs‘ 6 p.m. runway show started nearly an hour and a half late on Wednesday evening, leading some to believe that the iconic designer was simply Marc-ing his territory. Jacobs, whose shows typically run like clockwork, has long held New York Fashion Week’s prestigious closing time slot. This season, however, marked Rihanna’s first time snagging the grand finale: Her Savage x Fenty presentation was scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Brooklyn, and social media quickly ran with the idea that Jacobs was deliberately sabotaging her show.
Fashion journalist Christina Binkley and the Hollywood Reporter’s Booth Moore were among …read more