Do Male Designers Dominate Fashion?


Do Men Rule Fashion?

“It’s All About A Good Fuck Honey”  said Thierry Mugler But Is Fashion Sexist?

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The luxury designer brands, yes the ones women drawl over, were all started by male designers. From Cristobel Balenciaga, Guiccio Gucci, Emilio Pucci, Valentino and Christian Dior.
Original caption: Stockings were highlighted for the first time when Christian Dior (right), noted French designer, exhibited his French collection. The hose, which either continued the dress' color scheme from hem to ankles or afforded a direct contrast, ranged in shades from tender peach to ink black. The colors are called "Boulevard Banquet." Here a model swirls the skirt of a light blue crepe dress to feature the sheer navy blue stockings. March 11, 1948 Paris, France

Stockings were highlighted for the first time when Christian Dior (above), noted French designer, exhibited his French collection. Here a model swirls the skirt of a light blue crepe dress to feature the sheer navy blue stockings. March 11, 1948 Paris, France

My question, do these men understand the construction of the female body? Not many female designers are able to emulate the same success which I guess is why Coco Chanel is popular fashion figure.
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Even in modern day fashion houses the majority of creative directors are men Tom Ford for gucci Alexander Mcqueen then Julian Mcdonald for Givenchy, John Galliano for Christian Dior.
Riccardo Tisci, with social media icon Kim Kardashian West. Riccardo has been at French fashion house Givenchy for ten years

Riccardo Tisci, with social media icon Kim Kardashian West. Riccardo has been at French fashion house Givenchy for ten years

 Donatella empowered Versace after the death of her brother Gianni Versace

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So who rules fashion? Men or Women??

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