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Today just keeps getting better: As it turns out, the folks who made the amazing announcer video of the man streaking at the Dolce and Gabbana, Dandy Diary, also orchestrated the entire thing. They're part of a German men's fashion and soccer blog, and they refer to themselves as "probably the most-sued fashion blog in the world." (This naked incident hasn't incurred any lawsuits, though. The Dolce & Gabbana boys are probably so over those at this point.)
Now, Dandy Diary writer Jakob Haupt agreed to shed some light on the whole situation, including some info on so-called "Miky the Streaker." Major props to Fashionista for not allowing the story to lay limp. Below, find reasons for it all (Hint: It's pretty smart).
Choosing Italian brand Dolce & Gabbana's fashion show wasn't coincidental. In 2009, designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were the first ones to allocate first-row seats to bloggers–thus turning them into subsequent marketing tools. This strategy has now been reversed: Dandy Diary used the Dolce & Gabbana show to make visible our radical interpretation of fusing sports and fashion.What, not ye old fashion gods? Anyway, head to Fashionista for how they executed their plan, which had been percolating for six months, more on 'Miky the streaker,' and whether or not Stefano will go for a drink with them.
The fact that Milan was the location for the Dolce & Gabbana show while also being a city with football-crazy people in a football-crazy country–is very fortunate. Our gratitude can probably only go to the football god.
· Dolce & Gabbana Streaker Exposed [Fashionista]
· A Streaker Crashed Dolce & Gabbana's Greek-Themed Runway [Racked]