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Recent #justracistthings in high-end fashion & beauty
  • In 2010, Jean-Paul Guerlain of Guerlain said he “worked like a n****r” to create a new scent
  • In 2016, Victoria’s Secret Angel Taylor Hill mocked an Arab man’s accent with her 30 something year old boyfriend in a taxi in Paris that was posted on Snapchat
  • In 2014, Zadig & Voltaire claimed that its boutique in a Parisian hotel will not be open to Chinese tourists
  • In 2013, Alessandro Dell’Acqua and Giampaolo Sgura wore blackface to an “African themed” party
  • In 2010, Swedish model Theres Alexandersson wrote on her blog that she was yelled by a  “n****r girl” on the subway
  • In 2015, Danish model Kirstin Kragh Liljegren posted racist remarks on Instagram and posted a meme on Facebook that stereotyped/mocked Black Americans
  • In 2010, Australian model Cassi Van Den Dungen posted a series of racist rants on Facebook that targeted East/Southeast Asians in France
  • In 2017, Gigi Hadid mocks the appearance of East/Southeast Asians
  • In 2016, Toni Garrn’s fondness for the n-word is exposed by Jourdan Dunn
  • In 2013, Sebastian Kim defends his use of a white model in blackface for an editorial titled “African Queen” for Numero France
  • In 2014, Dasha Zhukova poses for an online magazine in which she sits on a chair with a mannequin of a Black woman underneath dressed in bondage
  • In 2012, Karlie Kloss walked down the Victoria’s Secret runway in a  racially-insensitive Native American-themed outfit
  • In 2013, Chanel ignorantly showcased Native American headdresses for their pre-fall collection
  • In 2012, Dolce & Gabbana presented earrings that were reminiscent of Blackamoor statues which can be found in Italy, but more recognizably to non-Italians, Aunt Jemima dolls during their spring/summer show
  • In 2013, casting directors Barbara Nicoli and Leila Ananna made racist remarks when commenting about the bodies of Black and Asian models
  • In 2015, Valentino created a spring/summer collection that was inspired by “wild Africa”
  • In 2016, a non-Native American model appeared in red face done by makeup artist Isamaya Ffrench on the pages of CR Fashion Book
  • In 2011, John Galliano claimed that he “loved Hitler” and made a series of anti-Semitic remarks that was caught on video
  • In 2016, Marc Jacobs put non-Black models in dreadlocks for his spring/summer runway collection
  • In 2014, Alessandra Ambrosio posted a picture of herself in a Native American war bonnet at Coachella
  • In 2016, Dolce & Gabbana names a shoe the “slave sandal”
  • In 2014, Sephora deactivated the online accounts of users with “Chinese sounding” surnames
  • In 2015, Ondria Hardin uses the n-word on Instagram
  • In 2015, Sara Sampaio posts a video of herself singing along to the n-word