A History of Racism in Fashion

Italian Vogue's "Slave Earrings"

Year: 2011

One of Italian Vogue's most disgraceful moments came when it ran a piece on hoop earrings that drew a comparison to the jewelry that early African slaves in the Americas brought with them from their homelands. The editors went as far as titling the article "Slave Earrings"—exhibiting a total lack of common sense, at best.

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