version of the Ugg, though it may not be the sold-out mini-platform iteration.
Then there’s the retro aspect. Like Hadid, the world can’t get enough of retro right now, but Hadid and other celebrities choose to wear it differently. Many celebrities have gone out of their way to create a rare Galliano dress or a classic Roberto Cavalli dress. After all, vintage has become the way celebrities announce that they now have a place in fashion. Now, we see TikTok diva-turned-pop star Addison Rae, new to the fashion world, attending a LACMA event with guests in exclusive Gucci and she in a Vintage Jean-Louis Scherrer haute couture gown. We’ve seen similar moves from Kylie Jenner, Ariana Grande, Simi Haze, and more. Vintage has become a visual statement that celebrities use to say “I’m different” and that they have a fashion point of view, when in fact, they’re all starting to look the same. At the end of the day, when many celebrities try to break into the fashion world through vintage, it feels empty because they have no real connection to the clothes they wear. Their old fashioned grail is starting to feel omnipotent. 202220222022