Top 5 Videos: Timothée Chalamet & The Actual Origins of Clothing
Plus, how did traditional Jenga fare against that $3,250 Louis Vuitton version of the game?
Have you by chance ever wondered, “Who invented cargo pants?”. Or thought to yourself, “Why is it called a T-shirt?” — as opposed to say, an iShirt? This week, amongst the online content we consumed at Fashion League, The Actual Origins of Clothing video where they reveal the origins and discuss the inventors of our everyday garments — from bras to 13th-century sunglasses. We also caught up on the Venice Film Festival to see the backless red carpet showstopper designer Haider Ackermann custom created for Timothée Chalamet. All this and more on this week’s top 5 videos we watched.
Top 1 — The actual origins of clothing.
Usually, people put on their everyday garments without questioning the history of clothing. Here's a list of things still worn today and why we started wearing them. The history of clothing has many twists and turns.
Top 2 — Reaction to Timothée Chalamet's backless red carpet look during the Venice Film Festival.
Media personality Graeme O'Neil shares his reactions to Timothee Chalamet's custom Haider Ackermann outfit worn at the Venice Film Festival, where he premiered his film "Bones And All".
Top 3 — Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccioli & Thebe Magugu transform each other's work.
Designers Pierpaolo Piccioli and Thebe Magugu swap designs and re-design each other's work.
Top 4 — Virgil Abloh: How Kanye's apprentice 'stole' his dream job.
After working as Kanye's style advisor, launching Off-White, and ascending to Louis Vuitton in 2018 to lead its men's wear collection, Virgil Abloh made history as only the third Black designer to serve as artistic director at a luxury French fashion house. The role at Louis Vuitton is one Kanye, the Louis Vuitton Don, had his eye one, but it went to his apprentice, Abloh, instead.
Top 5 — Comparing Louis Vuitton's $3250 Jenga to the original $8 Jenga game set.
See how the traditional $8, wooden Jenga game set stacks up to the $3,250 candy-colored acrylic Jenga set from Louis Vuttion. Only 6 are these game sets were produced by Louis Vuitton, making the game set exceptionally rare.
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