Lady Millard is an artist, a social commentator, and a street anthropologist transforming the meaning of the "LADY" in our society.
Lady Millard comes from a long history of fashion designers, most notably a lineage of Caribbean and African dressmaking. These repurposing waste as wearable art. Lady continues this tradition by repurposing waste as wearable art. Lady continues this tradition by assembling found images and transforming them into pieces which further cultural comment on race, gender, and class.
Lady, the iconic tag seen throughout the five boroughs of New York, is an homage to the late Princess Diana.
Princess Diana's life was a representation of genuine kindness and authenticity. Diana transformed the depiction of women in royal family from one of decadence to one of service. The public's thirst to consume her wholesome image ultimately ended with the tragedy of her death after being hunted by paparazzi in Paris.
Diana's death represents a "perceived shift towards a more compassionate, more informal and more image-conscious Britain" which forever influenced the celebrity "Zeitgeist".