Gucci is currently in search of “Global Directors for Diversity and Inclusion. ” with the sole responsibility of developing and executing Gucci’s Diversity and Inclusion strategy to ensure effective deployment globally.
The position was created after the black community and a hand full of Influentials publicly condemned Gucci following the Balaclava Sweater controversy.
Dapper Dan who has been working closely with the brand had this to say about the controversy;
“I am a Black man before I am a brand, Another fashion house has gotten it outrageously wrong. There is no excuse or apology that can erase this kind of insult. The CEO of Gucci has agreed to come from Italy to Harlem this week to meet with me, along with members of the community and other industry leaders. There cannot be inclusivity without accountability. I will hold everyone accountable.”
Here’s the press release from Gucci’s website;