Gucci Faces Backlash for Blackface


Gucci is the latest luxury house to step in it over allegedly insensitive racial actions. In this case, the offending item is an $800 knit balaclava that resembles “blackface.” The company has apologized and pulled the item. We’re wondering whether there will be a lingering effect in your shopping.

As you may recall, Dolce & Gabbana still faces fallout from its remarks about China and the Chinese. Read

So, does Gucci remain a buy for you? Or will you be sitting out its latest designs. Let us know.

Photo of Gucci balaclava courtesy of Instagram @lacivetta_universityofbristol from
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