Caitlyn Jenner started her moving ESPYS speech with a plea to the fashion world, saying, "Picking out this outfit — OK, girls, I get it! You got to get the shoes, the hair, the makeup, the whole process. It was exhausting. And next, the fashion police — please be kind [to] me. I’m new at this."
The thing is, though, as WWD points out, is that she didn't even need to worry—since her major Vanity Fair cover debut, pretty much everyone has agreed that she's been nailing it, fashion-wise.
When Caitlyn took the stage at the ESPYS, Versace was quick to claim credit for her white gown. The fashion house joins a growing list of brands who have been "tripping over themselves to claim credit for her various wardrobe choices."
After her Vanity Fair cover dropped, Trashy Lingerie shared that they were honored to have provided the corset that she's wearing. Zac Posen, too, let everyone know that he provided the gorgeous navy dress she wears inside the spread.
While there has been a recent exception of casting older celebrities as models in campaigns—Joan Didion for Celine, Cher for Marc Jacobs, etc.—brands are typically not in a rush to identify the dress a 65-year-old is wearing as their own. Now, Caitlyn is changing that, too.
It's only been a little over a month since Caitlyn made her worldwide debut—can you imagine what she's going to accomplish in a year? Five years? Ten years?
Yeah, we can't wait to see either.