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Dior makes a Bold Statement with Chimamanda Adichie’s “We Should All Be Feminists” at Paris Fashion Week

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Chimamanda AdichieChimamanda Adichie’s famous line “We Should All Be Feminists” made an appearance at the Paris Fashion Week as Christian Dior put the words on a white tee with a model walking the runway.

It was a bold and direct statement by Maria Grazia Chiuri, Dior’s first-ever female creative director. Maria Grazia Chiuri became the creative director at Dior in July, the first female in the brand’s 70-year history.

Will you rock the tee?

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The event was also attended by quite a number of celebrities including Chimamanda Adichie herself, Kate Moss, Rihanna, Karlie Kloss, Jennifer Lawrence and more.

Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie (2)

Rihanna

Rihanna

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

Karlie Kloss

Karlie Kloss

Kate Moss

Kate Moss

Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard

Diana Kruger

Diana Kruger

Olivia Palermo

Olivia Palermo

Franca Sozzani

Franca Sozzani

Gemma Arterton

Gemma Arterton

Sai Bennett

Sai Bennett

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Photo Credit: Getty Images/Peter White | Pascal Le Segretain | Bertrand Rindoff

16 Comments

  1. Emeka Manuel

    October 1, 2016 at 1:12 am

    wow baby slayed the outfit.

  2. nnenne

    October 1, 2016 at 1:16 am

    Yassssssssssssssss!!!!!

    • EE

      October 1, 2016 at 1:22 am

      Since we’re approaching the end of the year, I suppose I can express my hope that we leave behind “Yassssssssssssssss!!!!!” and “slay” in 2016.

      Personally, find them irritating. Anyways, considering how the fashion world “allegedly” treats its female models, the irony is strong.

    • sharon

      October 1, 2016 at 12:13 pm

      Yaaasssssssssssss!!!

    • EE

      October 1, 2016 at 1:56 pm

      Una sha get it out of your system, once 2016 arrives, I’m unleashing MFM style prayer points on all Yassers and slayers.

  3. Corolla

    October 1, 2016 at 2:10 am

    Yasssssssssssss!

  4. Tosin

    October 1, 2016 at 7:54 am

    omo!

  5. andwonpayne

    October 1, 2016 at 9:25 am

    Going places chimamanda

  6. cutewine

    October 1, 2016 at 10:27 am

    Hahaha…my funny BN commenters. Una well done o. Yassssssssssss! Slayyyy! Lol

  7. Seriously

    October 1, 2016 at 2:25 pm

    Rihanna effortlessly looks gorgeous. She belongs to the fashion world.

  8. Me

    October 1, 2016 at 3:29 pm

    I hope Maria Grazia Chiuri will pay Chimamanda Adichie for using her slogan, if it was the other way round. we will hear about court cases bordering on copyright law. Front row view is nice but coming from Dior. I can bet you those tees will cost $$$

    • LemmeRant

      October 1, 2016 at 7:56 pm

      Are slogans now intellectual property?

  9. lami

    October 1, 2016 at 8:23 pm

    good one

  10. Mrs chidukane

    October 1, 2016 at 8:58 pm

    She’s just too gorgeous

  11. Give unto Caesar.

    October 1, 2016 at 10:02 pm

    Yes, slogans are intellectual property and certain can be trademarked and protected by law e.g. Just Do It (Nike) and Got Milk? (the Dairy Association.)

  12. Anon

    October 3, 2016 at 9:02 pm

    BN, her dress is by FIA.

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