Bernie Sanders speaks out on new status as fashion muse

'I'm no fashion maven': Bernie Sanders laughs off his new fashionable status as Balenciaga's use his campaign as inspiration for fall menswear collection Balenciaga creative director Demna Gvasalia recreated Bernie's campaign logo to read 'Balenciaga' and stamped it on jackets and hoodies In response to Balenciaga's Bernie Sanders-inspired menswear line, CNN's Jake Tapper asked the Vermont senator on Sunday's State of the Union if he ever thought he'd be a fashion icon. 'Bizarre sighting at Paris fashion week from Balenciaga.