A sign of power, not fashion: a golden globe for the latter


His golden globes red carpet is not a fashion show, but a show of power. Cynics dismiss a black suit as a lazy form of harassment and gender inequality, but when this happens, many people feel the impact. In this year’s ceremony, almost impermeable power cuts and the sea of time and space talk about women in terms of power and solidarity, not glamour or competition.
It was a dazzling blackout. Angelina Jolie, in her feathered black chiffon, was carrying his Time’s Up needle with her teenage son Pax. Reese Witherspoon (Reese Witherspoon) and Emma Stone (Emma Stone) and women’s tennis association, founder of Billy Jean King (Billie Jean King) stand shoulder to shoulder, crown star Claire Foy (Claire Foy) and matt Smith (Mat) Smith wear matching coat; Laura Dern of the black man Laura Dern stood with Monica Ramirez, a campaigner against migrant worker violence.
This is not a multimedia silent protest. Natalie Portman (Natalie Portman) read out on stage for best director nomination list by inserting two sharp words – “all men” and many other female participants, she also choose to take pictures with other women, on the red carpet instead of with her husband. The images of these women – portman and Jessica chastain, the bright spencer and the American ferrara; Eva Longoria (Eva Longoria) with one hand hold Reese Witherspoon (Reese Witherspoon), with another hand to Salma Hayek (Salma Hayek) – with a simple visual force, unlike those who stay up late to propose a toast.

Meryl Streep (Meryl Streep) is the national domestic workers alliance, director of the ai (Ir – jen Poo) a red carpet kiss, he is one of the many women choose to wear black clothes, with the black dress “reverse” effect, in Hollywood, this is obviously a revolutionary concept, using a Bechdel rigorous testing method, that women may be beyond himself as the object of desire or trophy wife’s position. Many male participants swapped their white shirts for black and eagerly pushed their time into each camera. Sixteen-year-old stranger star Caleb McLaughlin looks very smart in his evening gown with a black polo neck. But this evening is not true.
Most actors choose a relatively sober silhouette. Belts and structured dresses are a theme, and bubbles and decorations are notable, at least in the leadership’s power players. There is no evidence for exaggerated thigh fractures and ultra-low necklines. The aftermath of the weinstein company has made every life in Hollywood more subtle, and the red carpet interviewer has found that they are careful to stand in a sexy Angle. One of the obvious problems with the red carpet is whether a shiny black dress is in line with the dress code, such as the Gal Gadot dress of Tom Ford. It’s very complicated to deal with sexy. But, as everyone agrees that, in the workplace should love each other with the consent of the two adults still can find their own romantic way, so we know that to choose on the red carpet wearing sexy clothes actor should be quite simple. It’s just that we haven’t figured out how to take these things out. After all, as Oscar Wilde sometimes put it, “everything in the world is about sex, except sex. Sex is power. ”
Prabal Gurung, designer of kerry Washington and issa ray, told Harper’s Bazaar before the incident that fashion “proves that it can be an important factor in delivering strong values and ideals… When offspring to review the watershed so I hope they will realize that fashion in this powerful message played a crucial role, and fashion not only is a beauty and charm.
As Yves Saint Laurent, a master of LBD, puts it, “the woman in the black dress is a pencil drawing”. It’s clear on the red carpet: for Hollywood women, it’s not a choice.