Balenciaga is in hot water for its controversial holiday campaign featuring inappropriately dressed teddy bears. Photos: Balenciaga, Getty Images
Balenciaga is in hot water for its controversial holiday campaign featuring inappropriately dressed teddy bears. Photos: Balenciaga, Getty Images
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Balenciaga’s shocking holiday ad campaign: the luxury fashion brand apologised for its promo featuring kids holding teddy bears in bondage – but social media users have already deemed it ‘disgusting’

  • Netizens criticised Balenciaga for the campaign, which shows a Supreme Court document upholding a law criminalising child sexual abuse images, especially after the brand cut ties with Kanye West
  • Balenciaga issued an apology on Instagram, but its parent company Kering, which also owns Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen, has yet to comment

Balenciaga is in hot water for its controversial holiday campaign featuring inappropriately dressed teddy bears. Photos: Balenciaga, Getty Images
Balenciaga is in hot water for its controversial holiday campaign featuring inappropriately dressed teddy bears. Photos: Balenciaga, Getty Images
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