Jaden Smith creates buzz by wearing skirt in new Louis Vuitton ad
Jaden Smith, son of Hollywood stars Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, is the new face of Louis Vuitton’s new womenswear line.
In announcing their famous new model, the fashion house’s designer and Creative Director Nicolas Ghesquière made an announcement on Instagram on the weekend and posted a few photos of Jaden wearing a skirt.
"Happy to introduce Jaden Smith @christiaingrey in the new SS16 @louisvuitton ad Campaign photographed by Bruce Weber," the post said.
Since then, Jaden has been the talk of the town as viewers and media entities all over the world have been commenting on the 17-year-old's skirt.
"No way... Is this real?" one user asked beneath Ghesquière's Instagram post.
"Boy wearing women's clothes uhmm how is this cool again? Just weird."
"To each his own. Nothing is wrong with not going with what everyone else says is normal. He has always done his own thing and I hope he continues. Fly FREE young man!"
In another photo posted on Ghesquière's Instagram page, Jaden wears a skirt alongside three other female models.
Many people are however are not surprised by Jaden's move as he is known for being an avant-garde fashion icon.