I can’t stop thinking about the jacket, and how stone cold you’d have to be to wear that in that particular moment.
Queen Melania was a model, so she’s no newb about fashion statements. She’s married to that orange thing, who ONLY thinks* in terms of perceptions. The Zara brand, as Forti (I think) posted when it happened, is not pure and innocent. From 2015:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/clareoconn ... 956a637976
Last August, Spanish clothing chain Zara went into damage control mode after selling a children’s shirt with a yellow star embellishment that drew comparisons to a Holocaust concentration camp uniform.
Parent company Inditex , one of the world's largest fashion retailers, pulled the top from its shelves and issued an apology -- but not before a public outcry. After all, it wasn't Zara's first time coming under scrutiny for insensitive imagery on its clothing. In 2007, the company withdrew a handbag that contained swastikas as a design element.
Now, a former in-house counsel for Zara claims the cheap-chic giant's corporate culture is as anti-Semitic as these incidents would suggest.
We and the Western world have made great strides in the last few hundred years combatting the view that people are chattel. Trump and his cohort are telling us now that we lie. We are chattel, and they’re going to prove it.
I’m genuinely frightened for the future. I’m old, I’d love to go down fighting, but my Sprout...
* I couldn’t find a better word.