Dolce & Gabbana apologized for racist advertising
KIEV. 24 Nov. UNN. Internet trading platform, China withdrew from the sale of goods Dolce & Gabbana because of the scandal that erupted about the advertisement, which many Chinese people see racism and apologized to the people of China. It is reported by UNN with reference to BBC.
“In “black Friday” to buy Dolce & Gabbana will be available for purchase at major shopping Internet sites Taobao and China JD.com and on a more shallow on the Chinese scale, but also popular sites Kaola and Secoo”, — said in the British edition.
Earlier, Dolce & Gabbana has launched a social media advertising campaign #DGLovesChina on the future of the fashion show of the brand in Shanghai. Users of social networks then descended on the Italian fashion house with the criticism, accusing the brand of racism.
The situation is even more complicated when Instagram was published offensive remarks about China and the Chinese, who supposedly made by the founder of the brand, Stefano Gabbana. The company immediately declared that nothing like Gabbana not spoken, and instagram accounts Dolce & Gabbana has been hacked, after which the founders of the brand apologized for their publications.
“We have to China and people of China only respect,” reads the official apology of the fashion house.
In Friday’s statement, Stefano Gabbana and co-founder of the fashion house Domenico Dolce reported that seriously thought about what had happened and was deeply saddened by the effect produced by their words.
“In light of this cultural misunderstanding, we hope to be able to earn your forgiveness,” — said in the video the founders of the brand. Gabbana issued a formal apology to the Chinese living around the world. At the end of the video, both designers are asked to forgive them in Chinese.
“We will never forget what happened, it was pripadalo us a lesson. This will never happen again,” assures viewers Gabbana.
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