Dolce& Gabbana Luxury brand comes under fire after releasing 'Slave Sandal'

Dolce & Gabbana has courted yet another issue as it comes under fire with the release of a limited edition shoe style named 'Slave Sandal' off their Spring 2016 collection!

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Dolce & Gabbana has courted yet another issue as it comes under fire with the release of a limited edition shoe style named 'Slave Sandal'.

READ: Dolce & Gabbana comes under fire as celebrities boycott fashion giant!

Dolce & Gabbana 'Slave Sandal'  set at retail price of $2,395 play

Dolce & Gabbana 'Slave Sandal'  set at retail price of $2,395

(Dolce & Gabbana)

 

The brand recently released the shoe in the Spring 2016 collection titled "a declaration of love to Italy" on the Dolce & Gabbana website with the description "Bianca" at retail price of $2,395.

The luxury brand is not new to getting backlash for their 'stunts' as they've being dragged by clients, celebrities and people in recent times for their 'offensive' strategies.

READ: Italian luxury brand D&G finally apologizes for 'IVF interview' outburst

In 2012, the brand received a backlash over a collection of rather racist pieces and earrings on the runway which they explained as having a historical and cultural context behind what they titled the "blackamoor" imagery.

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Dolce & Gabbana 'Slave Sandal'  set at retail price of $2,395

(Dolce & Gabbana)

 

Last year, the brand's creative director made anti-IVF comments that outraged people and a lo of celebrities who boycotted the brand for a while after which the brand apologised for.

Their spring 2016 runway show also stirred controversy for the obvious Chinese-inspired outfits worn exclusively by Asian models!

READ: Dolce & Gabbana responds to Sir Elton John's boycott threat

Dolce & Gabbana 'Slave Sandal'  set at retail price of $2,395 play

Dolce & Gabbana 'Slave Sandal'  set at retail price of $2,395

(Dolce & Gabbana)

 

The brand sure knows how to court controversies, whether this is a marketing ploy or not do you think this should go on?

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