Senator Bernie Sanders can add “fashion muse” to his list of accomplishments. While he may have lost the race for the Democrat nomination for president, he won a place in the heart of fashion house Balenciaga.
Balenciaga’s fall line for men is inspired by Sanders’ fashion sense — I suppose you could call it “disheveled chic.” One major difference: the fashion line is not priced for the working-class male.
Sanders demurred about his fashion sense and inspiration when questioned by Jake Tapper.
“I want to ask you, as a closing question, about something that is rather frivolous,” Tapper said. “Did you ever think that you would become a fashion icon?”
Sanders replied, “No, not quite, Jake. I think of my many attributes, being a great dresser or a fashion maven is not one of them.”
Here’s Bernie talking to Jake Tapper:
Would you wear Bernie Sanders-inspired fashion?
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