Givenchy criticized for her noose necklace at Paris Fashion Week
Well, that’s not the best fashion statement.
French luxury fashion house Givenchy is under fire for launching a noose-style necklace during Paris Fashion Week.
A model wore the offending jewel on Sunday during the brand’s Spring / Summer 2022 fashion show.
The unfortunate style choice was first mentioned by the Diet Prada Instagram account.
“You would think the industry would have learned not to put things that look like ropes around a model’s neck after the whole @Burberry noose hoodie debacle in 2019. That @givenchyofficial necklace that just hit the runway is approaching dangerously close to this same territory. One really wonders how nobody noticed it, but alas… history is repeating itself, ”wrote the account alongside a side-by-side photo of the catwalk model Givenchy and ‘a Burberry model.
In 2019, Burberry was criticized during London Fashion Week for a model wearing an embossed noose over a hoodie.
Users shared their thoughts on choosing Givenchy’s jewelry and criticized them for their design. “Honestly, in what world is a noose around a girl’s neck all the rage, #Givenchy? Spring / summer 2022 went back to 1822. Do better ”, a wrote on Twitter. “Young girls and boys don’t need to see this at any time, especially #ParisFashionWeek. “
“Givenchy shows off a ‘flowing collar’ in his Paris Fashion Week show. I guess a swastika, or a model carrying a gun, or wearing a white balaclava, were all too pissed off,” another person said. added.
This is not the first time that the fashion world has put its foot in its mouth. In 2018, Prada had to withdraw some of its products after being deemed racist and represented “blackface”.
Tansy Hoskins, author of “Stitched Up,” told The Post in 2019 why the industry has problems with racism. “The fashion industry has a huge problem with racism… going back to the founding of these brands,” Hoskins said. For example, she explained, the 1940s showed that Chanel and Dior cooperated with the Nazi and Vichy governments respectively.
“A few years ago, the [racism in fashion] the conversation revolved around cultural appropriation ”- think of Native American headdress models – she said. Now, “it’s more obvious. It seems more extreme.