What were they thinking? Gucci’s blackface balaclava. Picture: AP

Fashion’s difficult relationship with race: Gucci and Prada’s blackface faux pas just the tip of the iceberg

  • A slew of recent incidents, from ad campaigns to turtlenecks, show just how tone deaf designers and other industry bigwigs can be
  • Vogue got into trouble on two fronts, and Burberry sent a model down the catwalk wearing a hoodie with a ‘noose’
Topic |   Racism

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What were they thinking? Gucci’s blackface balaclava. Picture: AP
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