Fashion Shows. Target's Modeless Fashion Show Flop. Second City Style Fashion Blog


Well, it would seem the general public is not ready for computer generated fashion shows sans models…yet. This past Tuesday and Wednesday, Target held a public fashion show (actually a holographic video that played on a loop) in
Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central and the general public didn’t get it.

According to yesterday’s NYTimes, here were some of the comments:

“It’s overwhelming.”

“It’s ordinary.”

“There’s nothing spectacular about the clothes.”

“Why are we watching a Target commercial?”

“We are French tourists. What is this?”

The models, originally filmed against a green screen, had
been digitally removed so that all that remained were images of clothes
floating around a black stage. Also, there were at least four
uniformed security guards stationed around the stage — protecting whom,

One person commented,“there are all these issues around models and modeling
right now, but I’m not yet ready to replace them with computers. I
still want to see clothes on people, like me.”

Source: NYTimes

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