Miu Miu’s Spring Show Featured A Wig Cap — & People Aren’t Happy About It



Miuccia Prada debuted Miu Miu\'s spring 2019 collection last October, and it featured \"E-Miu-ticons\" or pieces designed to “reinvigorate the dialogue between Miu Miu, Paris, and its inhabitants,” according to press materials from the brand. But the videos created as part of an installation for the set of our spring show for the collection features an item that some consider culturally insensitive.In a video accompanying the handbags and jewelry, two models are shown, side by side, wearing what appear to be either wave or wig caps — an item typically worn by Black people to protect their hair and one that many have been shamed for wearing in public. It didn\'t take long before people began discussing it on social media. The thinking goes: Now that non-black models are wearing this cap in a high fashion campaign, is it suddenly considered socially acceptable?“The thing that’s most annoying about this Miu Miu ad with sis wearing a wave/wig cap is: Prada just announced that Diversi

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