Another Fashion News advertisement seen as racist was from GAP, an American worldwide clothing brand. GAP collaborated with Ellen DeGeneres in 2016 for the advertisement. It features four playful young girls, with a tall White girl leaning with her arm on a shorter Black girl’s head. Upon release, some viewers harshly criticized it, claiming it shows an underlying passive racism.
- Some observers distinguish between the fashion industry (which makes “high fashion”) and the apparel industry (which makes ordinary clothes or “mass fashion”), but by the 1970s the boundaries between them had blurred.
- Here individuals were asked to select items of clothing that were particularly meaningful to them, and these stories and photos of the clothes became part of the exhibition.
- The aim of this special issue is to provide a platform for the study of emergent challenges and their solutions within the fashion system.
- One example of this is Professor