Gucci has removed their black balaclava sweater that looked like blackface from stores and online.
The Italian brand also said they “deeply” apologize for the offense caused by the garment:https://t.co/M6SAQkhSe0
— Jenna Amatulli (@ohheyjenna) February 7, 2019
A) if you spend 900 dollars on this fucking ridiculous piece of clothing, you’re not a racist, you’re stupid. As my dead Grandfather would say “more money than brains.” Honest the Christ if that thing walked into my room at night I’d beat it with my rake. It looks more like an out of context vagina with eyes or a gaping flesh wound than a balaclava.
B) Blackface is hot right now, in a bad way. So bad, Virginia can’t find a governor because everyone wore blackface at KKK rallies in the ’80s. You better double down on some HR meetings in the design department before you go to production with ANY balaclava’s and they goddamned well better not be black and if you fucking think about wearing it outside jacking a bank or a snowmobile trip, don’t bring smartphones.
Mildly humorous Overreaction? Maybe, but if this vaginal turtleneck get’s pulled from stores for resembling blackface, it might not be.
If you bought one, bleach it. Waste of 900 bucks anyway because you look like an enormous douche wearing it.
And don’t do blackface. Like, ever.