We smell a boycott: Gucci pulls ‘blackface sweater’ from stores after complaints
Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 11:05AM
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Gucci has apologized after complaints that a wool sweater with an oversized collar designed to cover the face resembled blackface makeup, and said the item had been pulled from its online and physical stores.

It was the latest case of a fashion house having to apologize for cultural or racial insensitivity — and further evidence that Italy in particular has a wretched record with racial insensitivity staining everything from fashion to soccer to politics.

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