Veteran designer Giorgio Armani went freestyle for his second Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, presenting a line he said provided “a repertoire of possibilities” for women’s winter wardrobes. The 84-year-old designer, affectionately called “King Giorgio” in his native Italy, opened his “Freestyle”-named show with oversized jackets - in white or ginger and patterned - worn with dresses.
Gucci announced on Friday a step aimed at promoting employment diversity to bring cultural awareness and to establish a “more diverse and inclusive workplace” at the company following criticism over an $890 sweater that resembled blackface.
The style director of the Brazilian edition of Vogue, Donata Meirelles, has resigned after an image of her was condemned for depicting a slavery scene. According to Sky News, an image taken at Meirelles’ 50th birthday party showed her sitting on a throne-like chair surrounded by black women.