Fashion Innovation is what shapes the industry today. Designers are constantly coming up with new ideas and looks through inspiration that they obtain. The most innovated designer can take inspiration from anything and create a masterpiece.” Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”(Coco Chanel) Innovation isn’t just about fashion; it’s about the art of being different and stepping over boundaries.
“In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different”- Coco Chanel
When I think of innovation, the first name that comes to mind for me is Alexander McQueen. His designs were the complete definition of innovation. They were completely different from anyone else, and gave his audience and clients surprise after surprise. His imagination carried him to the success of his designs. Innovation is not re creating what someone else already has, it’s completely coming up with something new and different. Something from your mind and nowhere else. Alexander McQueen did this spectacularly and flawlessly. “I get my ideas out of my dreams… if you’re lucky enough to use something you see in a dream, it is purely original. It’s not in the world — it’s in your head. I think that is amazing.” (Alexander McQueen) It is such a tragedy to lose such a great designer like him, but his ideas and imagination will live on forever through his clothing and influence because he was a true innovator.