Golden Globes’ Black Dress Code Means More Creativity, Social Statements

The call for actresses to wear all black to the Golden Globes now has an official name — Time’s Up, an initiative formed by 300 of the most prominent women in entertainment, including everyone from Reese Witherspoon to Shonda Rhimes. And it’s more likely than not that designers will fall in line to accommodate them — even when the overarching message is asking audiences to focus on something other than the dress for one night.
“There are actresses who have called designers directly to request their [previously chosen] dress to be made in black,” said longtime stylist Jessica Paster, who is dressing several Globes-bound women. “Designers have always bent over backward to accommodate an actress if they can, and this is an amazing time to be a woman, so I think they will do whatever needs to be done. It’s not about the designer — it’s about the meaning behind the movement.”

Jessica Chastain in Givenchy. 
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Naeem Khan is one such designer. A dress he custom-designed for presenter Christina Hendricks was originally made in gold.
“This was a big challenge in my world because everything I do is made by hand. As you can imagine, when you have 20 people working on a dress

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Source: Women’s Wear Daily
Golden Globes’ Black Dress Code Means More Creativity, Social Statements

Golden Globes’ Black Dress Code Means More Creativity, Social Statements

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