True crime is not a new phenomenon. In the 19th century, people would buy tickets to view public hangings, and in the 90s, more than 50 percent of the country sat down to watch the infamous trial of O.J. Simpson. Americans have an obsession with true crime, and this has greatly influenced the film and tourism industries.
The prime locations, extravagant set design, beautiful models, and millions of dollars; fashion shows all for the sake of clothes that can’t be sold. It all begs the question — why? Why do these shows exist, and how do they make money? Read on to find out about the evolution of fashion shows and how they’ve adapted to social media.