Opening Ceremony Goes Political Route With NYFW Show

by MR Magazine Staff

Opening Ceremony is known for its untraditional fashion shows during New York Fashion Week. Last season, the brand presented a one-act play and before that enlisted a troupe of modern dancers to “fall” on the runway. This time around, Opening Ceremony used its platform to discuss the upcoming election with a show titled “Pageant of the People.” The event, which was hosted by Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, doubled as a beauty pageant and open forum for discussing political issues. “[This] show is a tribute to the American democratic process, and the diversity of those who participate in it,” a booklet passed out to attendees read. Read more at Complex.