the pop sensation Lady GaGa may have just started her “Fame Ball” tour, but we’ve already got a case of fashion plagiarism on our hands. We’ve known about her penchant for wearing big-shouldered blazers with no pants — à la Maison Martin Margiela — but this latest bubbly ensemble is nearly identical to a Hussein Chalayan number from a few years back. Check out GaGa’s outfit and then take a look at the original from Chalayan’s Spring 2007 runway show. Maybe she banks on the fact that her fan base doesn’t keep up with fashion the way we do. But if GaGa, who says she takes her fashion cues from nobody but herself, is going to wax poetic about being an “artist” in a sea of pop drones, we couldn’t help but burst her bubble.
at 6:25 Gaga actually credits the original designer
(found via someone on the source blog)
For those who dont know Maison Martin Margiela, he has designed the following:
(more here) (from here)
Article Source: New York Times Blog