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Gucci get criticism after the shirt with the blackface

the Shirt was sold for 890 dollars (more than 8.200 crowns), and is a part of the Italian maison, winter collection for 2018. The knitted model covers the lower part of the face and has a cut-out part for the mouth, which is lined with a thick red stripe that resembles the lips.

on Twitter and Instagram of pictures of the shirt and was deeply critical of the company, by reason of the similarities between the shirt and the racist being ”blackface”.

https://twitter.com/fuckrashida/status/1093213729603239936

Many users also pointed to ”Black History Month” currently underway in the united states, an event which is annually organised to mark afroamerikanernas history and civil rights injustice.

that shirt will no longer be sold or marketed by the company. The fashion house also asked to apologise in a statement on Twitter.

https://twitter.com/gucci/status/1093345744080306176

”We believe that diversity is a fundamental value that fully is to be maintained, respected, and the basis for every decision we take,” wrote the company.

as a result of it experienced racist motive is not an isolated event in the fashion industry.

Modekonkurrenten Prada got in december endure criticism and withdraw several products from one of their collections for fear that they were equal just the racist being ”blackface”. In this case, had key chains that looked like to imagine monkeys with excessive and bright red lips, writes The Guardian.

In november last year was forced Dolce & Gabbana to set up a fashion show in Shanghai after the company set up a reklamvideo depicting a female chinese model for Italian food such as pasta and pizza with chopsticks.

the Video led to outrage in China, where several major retailers pulled back the company's products.

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