The world of fashion has been graced by great men, men with an impeccable sense of adventure and excellence, these men have lived opulent lifestyles and conquered financial empires but these men have also suffered contempt speculations and judgement from the public eye, as a result of the mysteries that surround them.
Looking at the huge fashion gurus in the world, there are a number of things that differentiate various fashion houses for instance in the design statements and fashion signature, but something for sure intriguingly connects most of these successful designers.
It will surprise you if you look into it and realise that most of the men involved in this business are actually gay men who have done what they do progressively to touch every corner of society with their vogue styles.
Its amazing to notice that fashion names starting from the undisputable fashion maestro of our time Valentino to the new kids on the block Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce of the energetic Dolce and Gabbana (D&G), are said to be gay.
It is not quite clear why most of them are gay but considering the fact that most of these people are known hedonists who have earned fortunes experimentalism; they slide so easily in the gay practice in the name of adventure.
Fashion designers are known spendthrifts whose flamboyant life styles have made them do or say a number of things which at times have been perceived to be outrageous to society; this also applies to other gay people out side the fashion industry.
Recently Sir Elton John a famous country singer made a startling statement that Jesus Christ was “a supper-intelligent and compassionate gay man who understood human problems”, a statement which was received with resentment from several religious circles.
Some big names in fashion who are said to be gay include Karl Lagerfeld of Channel designs, Marc Jacobs of the famous Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Calvin Klein (a bisexual who is mostly leaning toward homosexuality), Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace (Versace), Alexander McQueen among others.
However different people have varying views as to why it’s gay men who are mostly in the fashion fraternity.
Jane a university student said it’s because gay men attempt to fit in women’s footsteps and they turn out to be impeccable in women’s positions to churn out the best for women.
“They are very confident men who aren’t afraid to show people that they can think how a woman thinks and make things that are for us women and truthfully they design better than most women,” she said.
Rogers a musician says the reason for this is that a lot of gay men are feminine and really enjoy designing clothes. They’re good at it and do make some really nice things.
This gets them far in the fashion business and they become famous.
“Gay men have more fashion sense than 5 straight women put together” he said
Some have said that gay men are usually more interested in fashion; therefore more likely to make it. If someone hears a gay man giving fashion advice they will stereotypically listen to them over a straight man.