When I was growing up Norma Kamali was one of the first women to make it big in the fashion industry. She was a powerhouse. Fashion, like most industries, had always been dominated by men except for the rare instances when the likes of a Coco Chanel arose. What was unusual about Kamali's designs however, is that she bucked the trend by allowing women to be stylish and comfortable at the same time.
|Her sleepingbag coat. h/t BLOGUE|
Presently, this fashion legend spends plenty of time talking about the objectification of women in society. She tries to empower women through her new organization STOP OBJECTIFICATION.
Here is an interview she did with Buzzfeed. HERE
Her new every-women line: KamaliKulture
My take on this issue in general: Cultural relativism and the Decline of Societal Decency