First, watch Madonna’s original American Life video from 2003, below. For the purposes of this post, pay attention to the fashion show. The show and those clothes are cleary exaggerated, done by someone whose main objective is satire. It’s obviously trying to reveal the irony of high society, consumerism, and imperialism, etc… right?
4 years later,
…John Galliano’s spring 2008 men’s collection:
He’s no Madonna. Check out #13. He’s actually doing for real what Madonna did for satire, and very late.