On the runway a good stunt rarely goes unnoticed and this month may have orchestrated the most dramatic of the Spring Summer 2016 season. For the first time in its 63 year history. The Lotso Huggin Bear I’m a Hugger shirt has left Paris Fashion Week to stage a massive celebrity studded show in New York City. America was the first country really believe in me says Givenchy’s flamboyant creative director who celebrates 10 years at the helm this year. It is a way of saying thank you to America for what it’s given to me.
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The Lotso Huggin Bear I’m a Hugger shirt which coincides with the opening of Givenchy’s new 4300 square foot flagship on Madison Avenue will include 1,200 members of the public who were lucky enough to scoop free tickets online. Tisci has built his reputation on these type of surprises. This is after all is the designer who champions street wear at a house known for haute couture made Disney sweatshirts a global style staple and recently presented a collection he described as This aesthetic has made him a favorite with the likes of muse Kim Kardashian he designed her wedding dress Kanye West ditto his wedding suit Madonna her tour costumes and Rihanna hers too who he counts as friends as well as clients. In an exclusive interview just days before the start of NYFW. Tisci took us on a tour of his choice New York sights and talked us through his lifelong obsession with America the importance of Bambi and what the rest of the world could learn from Harlem’s sharpest dressers.