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Feminist Fashionistas March Down “Boulevard Chanel”

Chanel was not afraid to get political during its Spring/Summer 2015 show today at Paris Fashion Week. Karl Lagerfeld lead models (such as Cara Delevingne and Kendall Jenner) down “Boulevard Chanel” with “Fashion Not War” and “Free Freedom” signs.

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Although an awesome spectacle, some began to question whether or not Lagerfeld should be the one to lead a feminist march. The main reason why many found fault with Lagerfeld? His negative comments about “curvy” and “fat” women, including this comment he made about Adele:

“She [Adele] is a little too fat, but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice.”

Lagerfeld drama aside, the clothes were fantastic. I would wake up excited for work on Mondays if I could wear these outfits.

Seriously, nobody does tweed like Chanel.

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The collection also included a lot of watercolor prints and peace symbols that screamed the ’70s, adding to the women’s rights movement theme.

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In conclusion, feminist fashionistas: YAY! Lagerfeld’s thoughts on curvy women: NAY!

(All photos via The Coveteur)

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