Here’s How Designers Are Making Political Statements At Fashion Week

From the streets to the runways, New York Fashion Week this season has introduced some of the boldest political messages since the presidential election took place in November. Fashion girls, front-row guests and designers used clothes, props and even music to express thoughts on hot-button issues, including immigration, racial tensions and women’s rights. Here, see how designers have used the runways as venues for their political beliefs, proving that fashion can make more than just a visual statement.

Samantha McDonald