A cool $1325 can bag you Chanel’s new spring-summer 2017 pre-collection wood & resin black boomerang. Absurd? Perhaps. Unthinkable? Hardly. Offensive? To some.
The high-priced luxury good (which Chanel has been selling in various iterations since 2004) first made the rounds on Monday, after makeup artist Jeffree Star Instagrammed his affection for the new product.
Over 160K people ‘liked’ the post with over 5,000 comments, many saying the brand appropriated indigenous Australian culture.“
As someone who lives in Australia and has been taught about discrimination toward Aboriginals, this is ethically wrong,” wrote @actually.james. Read more (5/16/17)