The designers of Dolce & Gabbana never back down over controversy. For example: when Instagrammers accused the brand of fat-shaming this spring, Stefano Gabbana turned it into an all-out social media war, firing back with comments like: "u think is better to be fat full of hamburger??? Stupid."
Now D&G is trying to turn another brouhaha into retail sales. Dolce & Gabbana's been criticized over its embrace of First Lady Melania Trump, who wore a black Dolce & Gabbana blazer in her official portrait and a $51,000 D&G coat during her first trip overseas. For example, the comments on this Stefano Gabbana Insta post are overwhelmingly political, with fans threatening to boycott over the brand's stance on dressing Melania.
This isn't the first time there's been calls for a D&G boycott: Elton John called for celebs to stop shopping there after the designer's controversial statements on same-sex families. But this time around, Dolce & Gabbana staged a protest boycott on itself on social media and is selling cheeky $245 "Boycott Dolce & Gabbana" T-shirts.
Wait, didn't Beyoncé do this first? Her T-shirt cost was much more reasonable at $45.
Whatever you choose to boycott, do it stylishly, friends.
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