MANILA, Philippines - Dubai-based Filipino designer Furne One, who recently staged a fashion show at the Mega Pinoy Pride event of Mega Magazine, posted pop singer Katy Perry's latest music video, "Wide Awake" on his Facebook page. Perry wears One's creations in the freshly-launched video, which has been described by fans as "Game of Thrones"-like, and which Perry describes as "the labyrinth of her life."
Photo from Furne Amato
The designer has been dressing Perry, rapper Nicki Minaj, singer Natasha Bedingfield, supermodel Heidi Klum and candidates of Germany's Next Top Model (which Klum hosts), among others. Germany's Next Top Model is a franchise of Tyra banks' America's Next Top Model, where Banks is also seen wearing Rajo Laurel in their most recent cycle.
One's designs have also been featured in various international magazines, among them Industry and Tantalum, where his work appeared on one issue's triple cover.
Katy Perry, meanwhile, went under fire for dressing young girls — her fans — as miniature versions of her various music video persona at the MuchMusic Awards in Toronto, Canada last June 17.
One girl is dressed like Perry in the "California Gurls" music video, where Perry is seen with cupcakes for breasts and cherries for nipples.
Screen grab from YouTube
In a discussion at The Talk, the hosts agree that the act "sexualizes the young girls too young."
"Little girls should not present their bodies like they're women," says The Talk host, Aisha Tyler. - Rappler.com