in the news: julian assange hits the catwalk

Ben Westwood models his Julian Assange collection (Photo: Ben Westwood)Julian Assange is… a model?

That’s right, the Wikileaks founder is going to make his catwalk debut for Ben Westwood (son of Vivienne, that is) during London Fashion Week in September.

Of course, that means the show has to take place within the walls of the Ecuadorian Embassy, where Assange has been living since the country granted him asylum.

Ben Westwood said the inspiration for the clothes in the show was Assange himself and his combat/beret look. Apparently one of the designs even features a “Julian Assange print”. Check out the designer modeling the collection (right).

Read more at the Daily Mail.

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