Jacquemus Fall Winter 2019

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Jacquemus shows are often suffused with youthful romanticism, but this one had a grittier poignancy.

The traditional occupations—and the divisive tensions which have boiled up in the regions—is precisely the issue which is fueling the Gilets Jaunes protests in Paris and across France.

Jacquemus is plowing his own field in fashion as a burgeoning successful young entrepreneur and employer, and, at a time when far-right racism is rearing its ugly head, he added an affirmative subtext to his love letter to the country he comes from.