Back in January, Jean Paul Gaultier dedicated his spring couture show to Amy Winehouse. Models were outfitted in the late singer‘s signature beehive and winged liner, and an a capella quartet sang “Rehab” as they walked the runway. But Winehouse’s father wasn’t pleased.
Mitch Winehouse found the show to be “in poor taste”, while Gaultier found thought it was a “scandal…that no fashion magazine did an Amy Winehouse cover”. Now the designer has repeated those sentiments, this time to Vogue UK:
“I was surprised when she died that no one in fashion made an homage to her. Her look was fabulous, fantastic — it was unique. Usually, actresses and singers need fashion advice. She naturally had the right makeup, the right earrings — it was a truly a style. She didn’t just pick up one part of that look. And I love her voice, I love everything about her.”
Check out the collection below. Was it an appropriate homage or an insensitive attempt at one?
this is some kind of spaceship or something.