I couldn’t make this one up if I tried. Arnold Putra is an Indonesian designer who is already known for having quite an avant-garde style, and now it’s looking like he took it too far.
I spent my entire career in fashion before moving into media, and I understand that sometimes you want to shock and awe, push the envelope, or do things for the headlines…
…But there is such a thing as taking things too far.
In a recent collection, Arnold used “ethically sourced” human remains to make some of the pieces in his line…including a child’s spine.
He’s coming under fire for using genuine human remains, and here’s how he most likely got them.
Instagram; pictured above is the bag with a child’s spine for a handle