• Sikhs call headpiece sold by Gucci disrespectful mimicry

    One year ago - By The Guardian

    Hat made by Italian fashion house criticised for not respecting religious sensitivities Gucci has been criticised for selling a headpiece resembling a turban as a backlash grows on social media where users have accused the Italian fashion house of being insensitive towards the Sikh religion. The item, named the Indy Full Turban, came to the attention of critics when it appeared on the American retailer Nordstrom's e-commerce site retailing at £790, prompting the Sikh Coalition to tweet that the turban is “not jsut a fashion accessory, but it's also a sacred religious article of faith”.
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