8 months Bill Porter says he wanted to ‘challenge expectations’ with Oscars look MB |Ent
Hollywood star Billy Porter shattered fashion and gender norms after walking the 91st Academy Awards red carpet in a full-length velvet tuxedo-gown. “My goal is to be a walking piece of political art every time I show up. To challenge expectations. What is masculinity? What does that mean? Women show up every day in pants, but the minute a man wears a dress, the seas part,” Porter said in an interview with Vogue. His tuxedo jacket and velvet gown were made by designer Christian Siriano. “When you come to the Oscars, you must dress up. Thanks @CSiriano for creating this ... more