From the Kardashian waist trainers to Melania Trump’s ‘I really don’t care’ jacket, the previous decade has seen some questionable fashion decisions chosen by our a lot cherished celebs.
And we put together to enter a brand new decade, Metro.co.uk have determined to check out some of the most controversial clothes worn by the stars over the previous 10 years.
While our reminiscence could also be hazy from the begin of the decade, we thought we’d kick off the checklist with one of Lady Gaga’s seems to be that lately made its method again into the headlines after Billie Eilish turned her nostril up at it.
That’s proper, it’s her 2010 MTV Video Music Awards ‘meat dress,’ and issues solely go down hill from there.
Lady Gaga’s 2010 meat costume
Designed by Franc Fernandez, the star rocked on up to the MTV VMAs carrying a whole costume made up of uncooked beef.
Her reasoning behind the apparel was to stand u p for the LGBTQ+ group who at the time might can serve in the US navy so long as they didn’t reveal their sexual orientation.
Gaga stated on the Ellen DeGeneres present: ‘As you already know I’m the most judgement free human being on the earth.
‘If we don’t arise for what we imagine in and don’t arise for our rights fairly quickly we’re going to have as a lot rights as the meat on our bones.’
However, it didn’t sit proper with the PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), who launched a press release, which learn: ‘Wearing a costume made out cuts of useless cows is offensive sufficient to carry remark.
‘But someone should whisper in her ear that there are more people who are upset by butchery than who are impressed by it.’
Madonna’s Vanity Fair Oscars Party outfit 2011
What might sound fairly tame now certain made the headlines again in 2011, when Madonna confirmed up to the Vanity Fair Oscars Party in nothing however a leotard and fishnet tights.
It was reported by the Mail Online at the time, that her daughter Lourdes was ‘blushing with embarrassment’ on the purple carpet each time her mum would showcase her behind at the digicam.
Fans took to social media asking the place her pants have been, however little did they know what she’d be carrying just about the similar see-through outfit 5 years down the line, solely this time her modesty was coated with tape.
Talking about the controversial outfit, the Queen of Pop stated: ‘The reality that individuals really imagine a lady is just not allowed to categorical her sexuality and be adventurous previous a sure age is proof that we nonetheless reside in an age-ist and sexist society.
‘I have never thought in a limited way and I’m not going to begin.’
She added: ‘We cannot effect change unless we are willing to take risks By being fearless and By taking the road least travelled by. That’s how we modify historical past.
‘If you have a problem with the way I dress it is simply a reflection of your prejudice. I’m not afraid to pave the method for all the women behind me‼️’
Chris Brown’s Taliban-inspired 2012 Halloween costume
In 2012, Chris Brown was compelled to defend his Halloween outfit after attending Rihanna’s occasion in a Taliban-inspired costume.
When making an look on the US radio station, Power 106, he stated: ‘I’m so glad you requested me that as a result of I need to inform all people, I need y’all to hear.
‘Everybody, tune in to the sounds of Chris Brown. Turn all the radios up… It’s f**king Halloween! It’s a motherf**king pagan vacation.
‘We dress our kids up as Satan, demons, little goblins, and all this other s**t. Get over it, people!’
He added: ‘I was dressed as the people we killed, the person you killed… (Osama) Bin Laden! I was dressed as the people you killed. It’s no one’s motherf**king enterprise!
‘Everybody who really (sic) mad about it, f**k y’all.’
Katy Perry 2013 AMA outfit
Katy Perry was accused of cultural appropriation after she opened the 2013 American Music Awards, dressed as a Geisha.
Back in 2017, she appeared on Black Lives Matter chief DeRay Mckesson’s podcast, and addressed her controversial outfit decisions.
‘Even in my intention to appreciate Japanese culture, I did wrong with a performance. And I didn’t know that I did it improper till I heard folks saying I did it improper.,’ she defined.
‘I will never understand some of those things because of who I am. But I can educate myself, and that’s what I’m attempting to do alongside the method.’
The Firework hitmaker added: ‘Sometimes it takes somebody to say, out of compassion, out of love: “Hey, this is where the origin is.” And not only a clapback.
‘Because it’s arduous to hear these clapbacks generally. Your ego simply desires to flip from them.’
Ellie Goulding’s 2014 Halloween costume
Katy Perry isn’t the just one to discover herself in a race row, as Ellie Goulding additionally fell undfire for posing in a Native American headdress.
At he time, Glastonbury had lately banned the garment after Pharrell Williams had worn one on the cowl of Elle.
But that didn’t cease the Starry Eyes hitmaker from posting a robust of now deleted footage of herself posing in the costume.
She since took to Twitter, the place she replied to a fan and defined: ‘I wore that beautiful unauthentic headpiece for about 5 minutes. I haven’t worn my costume for Halloween but.’
And she actually hadn’t, as the singer ended up going as Mr Blobby.
Miley Cyrus 2015 VMAs
Miley Cyrus made headlines following her efficiency at the 2015 VMAs, when Cami James and Nadia Napreychikov, the two Australian designers behind fashion label Di$depend Universe (also called DU), claimed that the outfits worn by the singer and her back-up dancers have been ripped off from their designs.
The costumes have been designed by have been designed by Brad Callahan (AKA BCalla), with enter from her stylist, Simone Harouche.
However, followers believed they have been DU and tweeted the firm at the time congratulating them on their success.
They responded to the drama in a reasonably low key method at first, sharing a photograph slamming the ‘imitation is the sincerest form of flattery’ thang and captioning it: ‘heartbroken but moving on.’
Simone Harouche did an interview with Yahoo Style, by which she slammed all the copycat accusations.
She stated: ‘It’s very unhappy that individuals want to use Miley’s superb efficiency as a possibility to create press for themselves, once they had nothing to do with the artistic course of.
‘It’s unlucky that they’re taking away from this younger designer’s alternative to make one thing particular for Miley.’
She claimed that slightly than drawing any inspiration from DU, Simone and BCalla based mostly their designs on Salvador Dali, Kansai Yamamoto, and Miley’s love of large humorous faces.
After half of her interview was uploaded onto social media, DU responded: ‘Prior to posting ANYTHING on social media we have been inundated with interview requests and tags CONGRATULATING US for designing the finale seems to be of the VMA awards. To really recommend that we ASKED for it’s atrocious.
‘No one ASKS to get hurt. WELL DONE @simoneharouche #VICTIMBLAMING at its finest. Instead of teaching people to stand up for themselves, let’s train them to shut the f*** up, or they’ll get knocked the f*** down.’
Marc Jacobs’ dreadlocks at 2016 New York Fashion Week
Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Karlie Kloss all walked the Marc Jacobs fall 2016 present, at New York Fashion week, in multicoloured dreadlocks.
Fans kicked out and accused the designer of cultural appropriation – to which he furiously denied at first.
‘@radical.lizeth and @emmelephant And all who cry “cultural appropriation” or no matter nonsense about any race of pores and skin color carrying their hair in a selected fashion or method – humorous the way you don’t criticise ladies of color for straightening their hair,’ he wrote on Instagram.
‘I respect and am inspired by people and how they look. I don’t see color or race – I see folks. I’m sorry to learn that so many individuals are so narrow-minded.…
The fashion mogul continued: ‘Love is the answer. Appreciation of all and inspiration from anywhere is a beautiful thing. Think about it.’
However, days later he revisited the matter and opened up about his selection design as soon as once more.
He stated: ‘I’ve learn all of your feedback…and I thanks for expressing your emotions. I apologise for the lack of sensitivity unintentionally expressed by my brevity.
‘I wholeheartedly imagine in freedom of speech and freedom to categorical oneself although artwork, garments, phrases, hair, music…EVERYTHING. Of course I do “see” color however I DO NOT discriminate. THAT IS A FACT!
‘Please continue to express your feelings freely but do it kindly. Nothing is gained from spreading hate by name calling and bullying.’
Kendall and Kylie Jenner’s t-shirt nightmare
In 2017, Kendall and Kylie Jenner introduced out a range of classic t-shirts with the faces of Notorious B.I.G and Tupac layered with their very own selfies.
However, the photographer claimed he ‘never gave the sisters permission to use his pics, much less to sell them on their website’.
TMZ reportedly noticed paperwork by which Millar says he by no means wished to work with the Jenners ‘especially Kendall following her PR disasters’.
The web and hip hop mogul Notorious B.I.G’s mum known as the sisters out for his or her disrespect after their model used footage of rap and rock icons, together with Jim Morrison, Ozzy Osbourne, Tupac, and Biggie, on T-shirts that bought for over £100.
Kylie went onto share the assertion: ‘These designs weren’t nicely thought out and we deeply apologise to anybody that has been upset and/or offended, particularly to the households of the artists.
‘We are huge fans of their music and it was not our intention to disrespect these cultural icons in anyway. The tee shirts have been pulled from retail and all images have been removed. We will use this as an opportunity to learn from these mistakes and again, we are very sorry.’
A model consultant has since instructed Metro.co.uk: ‘The allegations made are fully false and the lawsuit is baseless. Canada Inc., the licensee producer of the Okay + Okay model, bought a really small amount of classic t-shirts with performer pictures already on them.
‘Only two Tupac t-shirts were sold before being pulled from distribution. Canada Inc. did not copy anyone’s picture, take away any copyright discover from any picture, or try to exploit Mr. Miller’s claimed proper of publicity. There has been no infringement or violation of anybody’s rights.’
Kanye West’s Make America Great Again hat
Kanye West has numerously expressed his love for Donald Trump’s notorious line of Make America Great Again hats.
In 2018 he was seen carrying one throughout his go to to the White House, the place he confessed the accent made him really feel like Superman.
Ye defined that his mates had initially tried to ‘scare’ him into not rocking a MAGA hat in public – however, he stated, the hat ‘gives me power, in a way.’
‘I love Hillary, I love everyone, right?’ Kanye continued about Trump’s 2016 rival. ‘But the campaign, I’m With Her, simply didn’t make me really feel as a guy that didn’t get to see my dad all the time, like a guy that might play catch together with his son.’
He then turned to Trump, including: ‘There was one thing about after I put this hat on it made me really feel like Superman.
‘You made a Superman – that’s my favorite superhero – you made a Superman cape for me.’
Billie Eilish’s dishevelled garments
While the garments themselves are removed from controversial, Billie Eilish’s reasoning behind her wardrobe has had tongues wagging all yr.
She lately hit again at trolls who slammed her for her fashion, telling V Magazine: ‘‘I put on dishevelled sh*t and I put on what I need… But of course, everybody sees it as, “She’s saying no to being sexualised,” and, “She’s saying no to being the stereotypical female.”’
‘It’s a bizarre factor as a result of I do know quite a bit of what I hear is a optimistic or folks attempting to be optimistic about how I costume; how I’m by no means actually on the market carrying nothing, or carrying attire. I’ve heard that.’
The 18-year-old continued: ‘‘The optimistic feedback about how I costume have this sl*t-shaming factor. Like, “I am so glad that you’re dressing like a boy, so other girls can dress like boys, so that they aren’t sl*ts”. ‘That’s principally what it feels like to me. And I can’t overstate how strongly I don’t respect that, in any respect.’
The singer’s feedback come after she took half in the new Calvin Klein marketing campaign, the place she stated she wore dishevelled garments so folks received’t ‘judge her body’.
‘That’s why I put on dishevelled garments. Nobody can have an opinion as a result of they haven’t seen what’s beneath,’ she defined.
‘Nobody will be like, “she’s slim-thick, she’s not slim-thick, she’s got a flat a**, she’s got a fat a**.” No one can say any of that as a result of they don’t know.’
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