Gucci apologizes, pulls sweater resembling blackface | TheHill

Fashion designer Gucci has apologized and stopped selling a sweater after criticism that it resembled blackface.

The company said in a statement posted to Twitter on Wednesday that it is committed to "turning this incident into a powerful learning moment" and increasing diversity.

"Gucci deeply apologizes for the offense caused by the wool balaclava jumper," the Gucci said.

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