Kanye West has reportedly made some NYFW designers furious after his last-minute decision to unveil his latest Yeezy Season 2 collection on the same day these designers fixed their show. Kanye will unveil his collection this Wednesday, September 16th.
Two unsuspecting designers, Anne Bowen and Naeem Khan, who were scheduled to present their collections at the same time are not taking the news likely.
Anne Bowen who is supposed to show her street collection “Nomad VII” is now frantic that her event will be in the shadows.
Bowen told FOX411.
“I am completely devastated, angered and bewildered! This affects us financially, attendance-wise and in all ways,” “Our media will go to zero if we don’t completely move our show time and there are no other time slots that day. So this severely adversely affects us.”
Bowen said her team reached out to Kanye’s camp to see if some kind of arrangement could be made, but nobody got back to them.
“In a perfect world he would move his show to a time slot where there are no other designers showing and let us have our show when we planned it on the 16th at noon but I don’t see him doing that,”
“It’s not just our spotlight,I am stunned and sick about this. We have planned for a year to launch this collection and worked tirelessly and worked with the CFDA [Council of Fashion Designers] to be respectful of other designers in our showtime selection.”“Kanye knows he is a media sensation and it is just not ethical to do this. It’s like we are David and he is Goliath. We have put our heart and soul into our show, and should not be stepped on like this.”
She has reportedly filed a complaint with the CFDA Fashion Calendar