• Katy Perry removes two shoe styles due to blackface controversy

    11 days ago - By Fashion United

    Designers are starting to become more mindful about the connotations associated with design motifs.
    After Gucci apologized last week for selling a black, high-necked jumper that can be pulled over the face and shoppers noted the similarities between a Prada trinket and blackface imagery, pop star-turned-footwear entrepreneur Katy Perry has pulled two items from her recent collection.
    The shoes in question, a mule called the Rue Face slip-on loafer and the Ora Face block-heel sandal, both feature stylized facial designs and came in black, gold and beige.
    The brand has removed both styles...
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