While Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker’s three-part wedding was a love-filled affair, the bridal get together’s alternative of designer was not so well-received. As photos poured in from the Las Vegas nuptials, adopted by an even bigger ceremony in Portofino, Italy, it turned obvious that the complete Kardashian-Jenner clan had been dressed by Dolce & Gabbana.

The vogue home is seemingly having fun with a resurgence amongst right this moment’s greatest stars, nevertheless it wasn’t too way back that Dolce & Gabbana was inundated with controversy. The Milan-based model’s historical past of racism and homophobia runs deep. In lower than a decade, the model got here below hearth for an ad with a Chinese model consuming Italian meals with chopsticks; promoting “Slave Sandals” and Blackamoor earrings; referring to youngsters born from IVF as “artificial” (Dolce issued an apology); saying that it opposes homosexual adoption; calling Selena Gomez “ugly”; and creating #Boycott shirts after receiving backlash for dressing former First Lady Melania Trump.

And but, Dolce & Gabbana nonetheless enjoys public assist from high-profile celebrities.

Along with the aforementioned Kardashian-Barker wedding ceremony, Miley Cyrus publicly congratulated her youthful brother, Braison, for strolling in a Dolce & Gabbana present on Instagram. Vice President Kamala Harris wore a gray suit from the model in late January 2021. Kristen Stewart‘s shimmering Critics’ Choice dress landed on a number of best-dressed lists.

Dolce & Gabbana is one in all many vogue homes within the midst of a determined rebrand after being embroiled in controversy. Aided by celebrities, influencers, and publicists, these labels one way or the other sidestep “cancel tradition” and drive their approach again onto crimson carpets and Instagram feeds — with the final word objective of getting again in consumers’ good graces.

It begs the query: can a vogue model even be canceled?

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