People view graffiti outside a Dolce & Gabbana store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. Protests sparked by the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of police in the US city of Minneapolis have led to looting and vandalism, including of luxury stores. Photo: AFP)People view graffiti outside a Dolce & Gabbana store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. Protests sparked by the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of police in the US city of Minneapolis have led to looting and vandalism, including of luxury stores. Photo: AFP)
People view graffiti outside a Dolce & Gabbana store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. Protests sparked by the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of police in the US city of Minneapolis have led to looting and vandalism, including of luxury stores. Photo: AFP)

Looting of Louis Vuitton store in Portland, and targeting of other luxury shops, amid US protests send message about social divide

  • Luxury stores have provided the backdrop to violent street protests in Hong Kong and now the United States, where some have been targeted by looters
  • Protesters have shown their antipathy towards police and America’s wealthy in graffiti on store windows or the boards covering them
Topic |   Fashion
People view graffiti outside a Dolce & Gabbana store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. Protests sparked by the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of police in the US city of Minneapolis have led to looting and vandalism, including of luxury stores. Photo: AFP)People view graffiti outside a Dolce & Gabbana store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. Protests sparked by the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of police in the US city of Minneapolis have led to looting and vandalism, including of luxury stores. Photo: AFP)
People view graffiti outside a Dolce & Gabbana store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. Protests sparked by the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of police in the US city of Minneapolis have led to looting and vandalism, including of luxury stores. Photo: AFP)
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