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Gucci Pulls Sweater Slammed for Resembling Blackface Imagery

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Kering SA’s Gucci withdrew a sweater resembling blackface images like those currently roiling U.S. politics, becoming the latest fashion brand to get embroiled in a controversy over perceptions of racism. The Italian luxury label apologized for selling the $890 black turtleneck, whose extra-high collar features a pair of exaggerated red lips around an opening for…

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