Since May 26, headlines have been dominated by the killing of George Floyd and the international protests it has ignited. Thousands have taken to the streets around the world to denounce police brutality and anti-blackness. Similarly on online, thousands more have posted as group in support of #BlackLivesMatter (BLM) and called for an end to systemic racism.
On social media, many fashion brands were quick to join themselves with protesters, posting black squares to Instagram on #BlackoutTuesday, and sharing lengthy captions against racism, discrimination and violence. But there were non cooperating ones too.
Charges of hypocrisy have troubled brands since the start of the protests. On social media, commenters questioned brand Salvatore Ferragamo, who declined to comment whether they an ally in the fight. Following, Actor Tommy Dorfman accused them of discriminating against trans models and models of color in a recent campaign. Or whether LA label Reformation could truly support #BlackLivesMatter. He says claims are there former employees were accusing the brand for workplace racism. The brand has denied the allegation.
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