As a vegetarian, I found Lady Gaga’s famous meat dress fairly disturbing on several levels. But, I appreciate the originality and sheer technical feat of accomplishment of draping all that raw flesh on Gaga’s raw flesh, and making it work for several hours as a dress. Bizarre, and amazing! Nicola Formichetti is Gaga’s stylist and he worked with Gaga designer Franc Fernandez on both the meat dress AND the consumer version – a meat shirt. And yes, it’s the vegan version; a pattern of photographed meat printed on soft, quality cotton. Cheaper, easier to wear, and far longer-lasting than the original.
Read the article at OUT magazine here: