Dolce & Gabbana Responds To Earring Criticism
Finally Dolce & Gabbana has responded to the criticism, in a somewhat roundabout way, by posting an article on their website Swide.com, which explains the historical and cultural context of the figures, typically called "blackamoors." "The head is inspired by Moorish features," it reads. "Moorish is a term used to define many peoples throughout history…In Sicily's case it defines the conquerors of Sicily [from 827 to 902 AD.]"
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Model on catwalk Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2013 Show (Photo by Rex / Rex USA )