Shoppers walking past a Gucci shop in Nanjing, east China’s Jiangsu province. Photo: AFP

Gucci sales soar amid ‘extremely dynamic’ demand for luxury goods in China

  • Fourth-quarter sales rose 28 per cent to €2.3 billion (US$2.6 billion), Paris-based Kering, Gucci’s owner, said on Tuesday
Topic |   Gucci

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Shoppers walking past a Gucci shop in Nanjing, east China’s Jiangsu province. Photo: AFP
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Gucci withdrew the offending ‘blackface’ garment from sale on websites and stores. Photo: AP

From Gucci to Dolce & Gabbana: is fashion industry cutting edge or just racist?

  • Fashion is about creativity and pushing the boundaries, but recently a number of luxury brands have fallen foul with consumers over racist imagery
  • In the latest instant, Gucci has pulled a ‘blackface jumper’ from its stores after public backlash
Topic |   Fashion

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Gucci withdrew the offending ‘blackface’ garment from sale on websites and stores. Photo: AP
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