Black Americans set the trends all over the world. If we say something isn’t cool, no one else will be checking’ for it. Period.
I know that most people have heard about Gucci’s ugly a*s sweaterneck that they recently came out with. Wait, let me rewind that. Let me stop pretending that I know what Gucci has recently come out with.
Because I don’t.
But, I recently saw that ugly sweater on my Facebook NewsFeed and let me tell you, as a lifelong fashionista, I can give zero f*cks about these so-called “high-end” namebrands. I wouldn’t buy that sweater if Gucci gave me the money to buy it. Even if they weren’t trying to be racist, let’s just be honest and say that the sweater is got-d*mn fugly. Like, seriously, the ugliest sweater design I have ever seen and that’s saying a lot because there are some very ugly sweaters out there.
And don’t let me get started on that dumba*s sambo doll hanging from that purse that Prada made. Then Burberry tried it.
I promise you these labels must be bored. Because as an African American woman, these “Oops, we didn’t know our Blackface sweaterneck was racist. We’re so sorry” has been gotten old.
Keep your apologies. Don’t waste your breath. A lot of us won’t be shopping your brands anyway. A lot of us have been stopped supporting your companies a loooong time ago.
But I do wonder, “What are these racists thinking”??? Oh, they are thinking we hate Black people. And, maybe thinking, “We don’t want Black people…