By Leah Dolan, CNNCopenhagen, Denmark
March 2022, Celebrity Fashion counterculturalist Julia Fox arrives at Vanity Fair's Oscars after-party. Wearing a black leather gown that made her head spin, her halter wrapped her hands around her neck.
"Grip Dress" made fashion her press headlines. Fox's look "won the blue carpet," Vanity Fair wrote, but Grazia called it "the most controversial look candidate ever."When asked about the designer, Fox I hesitated. "Hans," she said, at her vanity fair she said that night, "My surname is German and I cannot pronounce it."
Julia Fox wore her Covenhavn look to the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. Credits: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Actually a Danish surname: Kjøbenhavn is like Han Kjøbenhavn is a brand founded by Danish designer Jannik Wikkelsø Davidsen. The look was part of the brand's Spring/Summer 2022 collection and was a bespoke version made for Fox at the request of stylist Briana Andalore about eight months before Oscar night. .
Copenhagen Before his latest presentation at his Fashion Week, he told CNN in a video call: "Because of the time difference, when I woke up in the morning and checked my email, I noticed that my notifications were messed up. I think it's a combination of Julia Fox and her having the courage to wear a dress. This is very At such a classic event, it blew up like that.”
Davidsen certainly makes clothes for the fearless. (Beyoncé wore one of Han Covenhaun's surrealist gold body coils on the latest British Vogue cover). Many elements of the fashion industry make you sweat and dread (if you need convincing, just watch The Devil Wears Prada again), but David Sen's work is undeniably haunting. is. White walled studio between flickering lights and static suspended projected campaign images. A boxy Frankenstein exhibited a mannequin wearing his style coat, sticking out dry ice. The jackets (leather, denim, or anything that looks like wet feathers) were all cut into David Sen's hallmark massive silhouettes.
"Unknown Fantasy" was unveiled at his Han Kjøbenhavn showroom in Copenhagen last week. Credits: Han Kjøbenhavn
Rising Star Power
More at Copenhagen Fashion Week Where -- Held from Tuesday, August 9th to Friday, August 12th -- another label that Fox seems to like has unveiled a new collection.
Skirts and dresses dominated the cropper runway, but clothes were never girly, using her printed meshes, raw-cut denim, and dynamic cutouts. , has been replaced by a darker version of femininity. "I'm working on my femininity, but I need this edge, this power," she told CNN after the show. Cropper said one of her runway models told her, 'I'm a man I wear nothing but trousers.But if I wear feminine clothes, this is what I wear."I felt justified when I told her.
The Jade Cropper SS23 puts a twist on traditional feminine shapes. Credits: James Cochrane