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Gucci's Alessandro Michele Issues Apology Letter for Blackface Sweater

10 days ago   |   By Hypebeast

Fashionista first broke the news that Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri issued an internal memo apologizing for the recent blackface balaclava sweater controversy earlier today. Now, the site reports that Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele has followed suit, issuing a personal letter to his colleagues at the Italian fashion house.
The $890 USD balaclava turtleneck sweater was blasted on social media for its resemblance to blackface makeup, with thick red lips starkly contrasting with the all-black knit. Gucci affiliate Dapper Dan issued a swift response , taking the house to task for...
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Alessandro Michele Breaks His Silence About Gucci's Blackface Scandal

Alessandro Michele Breaks His Silence About Gucci's Blackface Scandal

10 days ago   |   By Fashionista

Last week, Gucci pulled an $890 black, high balaclava turtleneck - which featured cartoonish thick, red lips around the mouth cut-out - from its shelves after widespread outrage that it resembled blackface. Following the brand's official apology statement, the Italian house's creative...
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