Marchesa lives a very precarious moment after losing all the support she received from celebrities by wearing their designs on the red carpet. The fault of this is the Weinstein scandal, which after profoundly affecting the entertainment industry has also had consequences in the fashion world. The producer has dragged in his fall his ex-wife, Gergina Chapman, designer behind the Marchesa firm, which has had to retire from NYFW.
The Weinstein scandal and the controversy over the pressures suffered by some celebrities for looking Marchesa at the Oscars have damaged the signature image, of which the former movie magnate co-owner. Georgina Chapman dissociated herself from her husband and the plot two weeks after the scandal was made public, divorcing him and condemning his actions in an interview with the magazine People.
"My heart is broken by all the women who have suffered tremendous pain because of these unforgivable actions. I have decided to leave my husband. Caring for my young children is my first priority and I ask the media for privacy at this time. . "
Despite these statements, the designer has not joined the movement #Metoo nor has it supported the allegations or women who have suffered sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein, which It has cost him the fall of his signature and the emergence of the initiative #Boycott Marchesa. She has simply disappeared and that has brought consequences for Marchesa. The firm has announced its withdrawal from New York Fashion Week in People, although she has not mentioned directly to her ex-husband's scandal.
In New York Post they have given some details, such as "they are waiting to present the new autumn-winter 2018 collection in a new format", mentioning change the traditional parade to a digital format, with which they would be safe from criticism and protests. Will Marchesa survive the fall of Weinstein?
In Jared | #Boycott Marchesa: Harvey Weinstein's scandal also endangers the career of his ex-wife Georgina Chapman.