After Donald Trump defied predictions and won the presidential election early Wednesday morning — claiming the electoral college but losing the popular vote — demonstrators flooded the streets in major cities across the country, including New York, San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, Kansas City, and more. In addition to the physical vigils and protests, Clinton supporters across fashion, music, and film have echoed the sadness and anger felt by many waking up Wednesday morning in a Trump America; designers from at home and abroad including Aurora James and Jonathan Anderson have sounded off on Instagram, while Lady Gaga, Madonna, Chloë Sevigny, and more artists are speaking out on social media. Business of Fashion connected with many of American fashion’s biggest names, including Diane Von Furstenberg, Phillip Lim, and Pyer Moss, to gauge their reactions.
But elsewhere, fashion and culture tick on. Here’s what’s been going on while America is reeling from the aftershock of the election.
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