“Don’t even dream about it,” sang Dr. Frank-N-Furter in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Translation: why limit yourself to attending a fashion show when we can be the stars of the catwalk? Over fashion’s long and complicated history, in addition to activists and protesters, fashion shows have featured a number of “invaders” who ultimately make the show even more effective. Such is the case at Chanel, where in spring-summer 2020 French comedian Marie Benoliel (aka Marie S’Infiltre) took part in the parade of models wearing an outfit that matched the collection, only to be chased off the runway by Gigi Hadid. personally.

In a surprise but significant appearance, Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson appeared during the Valentino Fall/Winter 2015/2016 show as Derek Zoolander and Hansel to promote the second chapter of the film. Not a real invasion, but a comic act that made the parade truly unforgettable. However, the two Hollywood actors are not the first stars to attract attention at the fashion show: Cesare Cremonini and Ballo – former members of Lùnapop – had thought about it long before and during the spring/summer season of 2001, Iceberg launched itself. onto the runway to demonstrate coordinated poses.

During the last fashion week in New York on the catwalk Corporate Inc. the intruder was YouTuber Fred Beyer, wearing a trash bag and shower cap, who was immediately escorted outside. But even Sacha Baron Cohen’s presence at Agatha Ruiz de la Prada’s spring-summer 2009 show was not well received. The actor, busy with his mockumentary film Bruno, caused a commotion backstage and rushed to the podium, interrupting the performance, but his moment of glory did not last long and he was immediately removed and arrested by order of the police.

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