Fashion’s Most Powerful Voices Gathered To Say: I Am An Immigrant

BY JST NEWS

 

Many have argued that Donald Trump was elected as president because the real America’s voice was finally heard. But when it comes to real Americans, who’s not an immigrant?

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In response to Trump’s executive order which forbids people from seven Muslim-majority countries traveling and immigrating to the United States, 81 of the most influential voices in the fashion industry gathered during New York Fashion Week to send a powerful message to Trump: I am an immigrant.

Fashion models, designers, stylists, photographers, editors, including: Grace Coddington (Vogue,) Adriana Lima (model,) Diane von Furstenberg (designer,) and many others came together to contribute to the video produced by W Magazine.

Shot in black and white, recognizable faces repeat in the video: “I am an immigrant.” It leaves us wondering though: is the president listening?

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