Paris Fashion Week at centre of Instagram racism row



The spring couture shows came to a close in Paris with a giant, bubble-bursting reality check, thanks to an Instagram post that went viral, provoking rage and debate far beyond the confines of the gilded Parisian salons.
Soon after the three-day marathon began with Schiaparelli’s ode to nature and Nubian tales in marbled organza and tribal embroidery (which already had some people shifting in their seats), Ulyana Sergeenko, a Moscow-based designer, sent a personal note to her Russian friend Miroslava Duma that read, “To my niggas in Paris” – a reference to a 2011 Jay-Z and Kanye West song,... read more

 
31 January 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 205
Source: Scotsman
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