Return Of The Fashion Designers?
Years ago Lincoln used the famous ladies haute courtier Bill Blass was arguably the first fashionista to create the interior of a new vehicle. But that long-running association ended some years back, as did Chrysler’s ties to Nolan Miller, noted entertainment designer for celebs, had a run at creating a few runway gowns and the interior of a Dodge Dynasty based on the television hit of the ‘80’s, Dynasty.
So, in recent years, most makers have had minimal involvement in the fashion world but for the occasional high-profile event, over linked to the likes of an Oscar or Emmy ceremony. But that’ beginning to change and the fashion world is forming new links to the auto industry.