A Versace t-shirt has provoked outrage in China, the main market for luxury fashion products, because the clothing of the Italian fashion house said that Hong Kong was located in Hong Kong as a sovereign country, writes Quartz.
Donatella Versace, Versace’s artistic director, personally apologized for the fact that not only Hong Kong but also the disputed Macao were featured on the shirt in question. While bloody clashes occur in the streets of Hong Kong week after week, between pro-Western protesters, pro-China protesters and police,
SUPER MODELS AND DIVISONS IN CONTINENTAL CHINA ARE CREATING THEIR OWN WAR ON LARGE FASHIONS.
Coach’s Chinese fashion ambassador, Liu Wen, said Monday that he was kicking out all contracts with the company for a similar case, where Taiwan was featured on a label as a separate country.
I love my homeland and I strongly defend China’s independence.
Said the model in a post shared on Chinese social media.