Friday, November 23, 2018

Shanghai Cancels Dolce & Gabbana Over Racism Row

The Cultural Affairs Bureau of Shanghai cancels Dolce & Gabanna fashion show after racist text messages leak online...
The Diet Prada fashion blog on Instagram broke the story.

#DGlovesChina ? More like #DGdesperateforthatChineseRMB lol.  In a bid to further appeal to luxury's covetable Chinese consumers, @dolcegabbana released some hella offensive “instructional” videos on the usage of chopsticks.  Pandering at it's finest, but taken up a notch by painting their target demographic as a tired and false stereotype of a people lacking refinement/culture to understand how to eat foreign foods and an over-the-top embellishment of clich√© ambient music, comical pronunciations of foreign names/words, and Chinese subtitles (English added by us), which begs the question—who is this video actually for?  It attempts to target China, but instead mocks them with a parodied vision of what modern China is not...a gag for amusement. Dolce & Gabbana have already removed the videos from their Chinese social media channels, but not Instagram.  Stefano Gabbana has been on a much-needed social media cleanse (up until November 2nd), so maybe he kept himself busy by meddling with the marketing department for this series. Who wants to bet the XL cannoli “size” innuendos were his idea? Lmao. • #dolceandgabbana #altamoda #rtw #dgmillennials #stefanogabbana #shanghai #chinese #italian #cannoli #meme #wtf #dumb #lame #chopsticks #foodie #tutorial #cuisine #italianfood #asianmodel #asian #chinesefood #dietprada
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As @dolcegabbana prepares to mount their next runway show in Shanghai this coming evening (7:30PM) and the rest of Instagram fawns over what’s sure to be an overly lavish “love letter” to China, we’ll be wondering if we’ll see chopsticks as hair ornaments, take-out boxes as purses, or even kimonos misappropriated as Chinese costume. Time will tell. For now, we’ll let y’all simmer on this DM between Stefano and Dieter @michaelatranova (chronology is reversed in slides). Word has it that they’re still in the process of model casting (over 200 Asian girls scheduled)...wouldn’t let them walk the show if we were their agents lol. Also, curious what the Chinese government will think of their country being called shit basically...especially considering how strict they are on who to allow to enter the country on work visas based on a thorough social media background checks. • #DGTheGreatShow #DGlovesChina #runway #fashionshow #cancelled #racism #dolceandgabbana #altamoda #rtw #dgmillennials #stefanogabbana #shanghai #chinese #china #wtf #dumb #lame #asianmodel #asian #dietprada
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You saw it here first! What an interesting few hours spent wreaking havoc on @dolcegabbana ’s ill-fated #DGTheGreatShow while sitting on our couch juuling and eating gelato (not with chopsticks) lol. Thank you to @michaelatranova @helenatranova @anthxnyxo for sharing their DMs and to all the Chinese Dieters who furiously updated us with translations by the minute. For anyone that believes their account was actually hacked, see slide #2 of Stefano reposting the same DM on his stories before shit hit the fan. Oh the irony of him loving to cry “fake news” and promptly dishing it out himself via his and the brand IG account. Check our story highlight “#DGTheShitShow” for the full recap. • #DGTheGreatShow #DGlovesChina #runway #fashionshow #cancelled #racism #dolceandgabbana #altamoda #rtw #dgmillennials #stefanogabbana #shanghai #chinese #china #wtf #dumb #lame #asianmodel #asian #dietprada
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Later Stefano Gabbana claimed he was hacked.


Anonymous said...

See how "protect" their culture....and this Steffano guy been a dick head

Niyabinghi/ObeahWomanWarrior said...

Mongoloid and Caucasoid beef, ain't got shit to do with us Nubians. We all know both groups hate our asses, but love our money and culture and ain't neva put on respect on our names. At the same token it's nice to see yt getting dropped kicked, everyone on the planet is tired of his racist ass and his delusional myth of his white superiority greatness. #Whitefatigue

MsRedMs said...

@ 11:17 Thats what I call it. Working with wyt folks is stressful as hell in the area of the country Im in. So intimidated! I just started a new job, no suprise Im the only sister in the spot. If I tell you Im micro managed to be damed! I was told by one of my co workers how suprised she was by me because my ppl can be so "demanding". That let me know right there somebody has already had to put her in her place because of her comments. Its just exhausting dealing with their shenanigans day to day.

☛☢Twitter☺Fingers☢☚ said...

The only people who care are the people who spend money on this brand, I can't afford it, thus I don't care.

Anonymous said...

@MsRed Exactly !!!!!
Working with them is a job in itself
They are VERY intimidated by sistas
They are constantly in fear of being outdone, outshined and overshadowed by us.
This is why they micromanage us...its to control and monitor our progress.

Anonymous said...

I concur with 11:17. In a nutshell, f em

Anonymous said...

11:17AM, 12:38PM and 2:18PM:

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