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Fashion Designer Sends Anti-Racism Message Down Catwalk! See The Statement Headgear HERE!!

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Fashion Designer Walter Van Beirendonck orders a stop to racism in a creative way!
Fashion Designer Walter Van Beirendonck orders a stop to racism in a creative way!

The fashion industry has definitely seen its fair share of racism, and there are MANY people campaigning against that!!

Naomi Campbell and Iman started their Diversity Coalition, Jay Z is helping retailers battle racism in stores, and more!

Yet, designers still seem to court with racism on the regular — just last month, Chanel sent a “Cowboys and Indians" themed collection down the runway. This angered many who saw the move as a proliferation of ignorant stereotypes.

So Dutch designer Walter Van Beirendonck has decided to tackle the situation head-on…or should we say headdress-on?

He sent his models down the fall-winter 2014-2015 menswear catwalk in Paris last week wearing a glaring message spraypainted right where everyone could see it, and that message was: “STOP RACISM”.

Pretty sure the headdresses were no coincidence, and neither was the construction of the feathers up top. Looks like a middle finger to us!

What do U think of his not-so-subtle jab???

[Image via AP Images.]

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One comment to “Fashion Designer Sends Anti-Racism Message Down Catwalk! See The Statement Headgear HERE!!”

  1. belgium says – reply to this


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    he's from belgium not the netherlands