The spotlight is on BLACKPINK idol Lisa after her explosive and controversially sexy Crazy Horse performance. Despite receiving plenty of praise from BLINK fanatics, her provocative performance caused several luxury brand to quickly delete their pictures with the K-pop star – leaving many wondering was this the right decision?
Read on to find out more about the controversy surrounding BLACKPINK Lisa’s Crazy Horse performance and what the luxury brands had to say about their pictures being removed.
1. BLACKPINK’s Lisa & Crazy Horse Performance Meeting Luxury Brands
There’s never a dull moment with K-pop idols. Case in point: BLACKPINK’s Lisa, who has quite a few tricks of the trade even when it comes to her dress up game. Recently, Lisa was spotted wearing a Crazy Horse Performance t-shirt. The luxury fashion brand, which caters to everyone from high-end buyers to trendy street style lovers, draped Lisa in a stylish, minimalist thread.
As if the streetwear statement wasn’t enough, Lisa also donned a stylish pair of Balmain shoes for her outing, adding a touch of French luxury to her outfit. The Balmain fashion house is known for its opulent pieces, and Lisa appears to have truly embraced the label’s scrumptious designs. She paired her ensemble with a pair of black and red designer thigh-high boots, elevating the look to an even higher level of class.
2. The Highs & Lows of Controversial Performance
When it comes to controversial performances, it’s a double edged sword. While they can lead to passionate debates and hot ticket sales, they also risk offending viewers. Here are the highs and lows of such pieces:
- Promote discussion about a wide range of issues
- Challenge viewers to re-evaluate their beliefs
- Attract further attention to the subject matter
- Potentially risk alienating audiences
- Received with polarized reactions
- Low box office returns
Controversial performances push boundaries, but come with certain risks. Audiences who are willing to tackle the difficult topics these works raise will be rewarded with a thought-provoking experience. On the other hand, those who are expecting a more conventional piece may be put off. Ultimately, whether a performance succeeds or fails is dependent on the viewers and their reaction to it.
3. Luxury Brands & Idol Relationship in Flux
The relationship between luxury brands and idols has been one of luxury brands’ most powerful marketing strategies since the early 2000s. But in 2020, luxury brands have had to adapt to the changing landscape of celebrity culture and influence. From high-street fashion to global collaborations, the lines between celebrity-backed luxury labels and idol engagement are becoming increasingly blurred.
The influence of influencers and social media stars can no longer be denied. Luxury brands now need to be more creative in connecting with the public. This requires them to embrace new partnerships, collaborations, and even embracing influencers within their campaigns. The ability of idol culture to capture the attention of audiences is an integral part of luxury branding today, with luxury labels focused on creating captivating visual collections and experiences that put their brand’s identity first.
- High-street luxury fashion brands collaborating with idols
- Social media stars gaining influence in luxury branding campaigns
- Luxury brands creating captivating visuals and experiences
4. BLACKPINK’s Crazy Horse Moves Setting New Trends
‘Crazy Horse’ choreography has taken BLACKPINK’s performances up a notch. A new craze amongst K-Pop fans, these sultry and salacious moves have been setting a new standard of excellence when it comes to dance moves.
From the showstopping ‘Kill This Love’ to their slick ‘Ddu-du Ddu-du’ and ‘Boombayah’, ‘Crazy Horse’ moves are all the rage. Whether grooving to the beat or displaying their slick signature style, fans all over the world can connect with BLACKPINK’s hip-hop style moves.
Their fresh synchronized dance moves, electrifying rhythms and infectious swag have made BLACKPINK one of the most sought-after bands of recent times. Some key ‘Crazy Horse’ moments include:
- Snake legs. Elongating the torso and arms, these moves give a sensual and seductive feel.
- Head-banging. Perfectly timed, these move add an extra element of intensity to the choreography.
- Full-body motions. With the full body involved in the performance, the ladies look set to awe viewers with their graceful moves.
The greatly anticipated performance of BLACKPINK’s Lisa has certainly raised eyebrows due to its content, causing a storm of debate among both fans and other brands. How the controversy will end remains uncertain, but one thing’s for sure: BLACKPINK’s Lisa continues to show her multifaceted talents and stay in the hearts of the public.