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Again, Dolce & Gabbana Don't Get Why You Have to Be All Political

Dolce&Gabbana’s men’s Spring-Summer 2018 collection, Milan. Image via the AP.
Dolce&Gabbana’s men’s Spring-Summer 2018 collection, Milan. Image via the AP.

The Financial Times has a breezy, spacious profile of Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, painting a portrait of a que sera, sera worldview which sounds great but only works when you live on a yacht where politics don’t exist and the lower classes only function as servants. As it happens, they do!

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The tête-à-tête takes place aboard a vessel “furnished with marble-lined bathrooms and liveried staff” in advance of the duo’s annual summer Alta Mode event– “[a]n orgy of banquets, cocktail evenings, discos, jewelry launches and a men’s and women’s couture show”–a laissez-faire existence of fittings and banquets and such.

It touches, briefly, upon their blithe eagerness to dress the Trump family while other designers have chosen to boycott the first family; the designers’ response was about the same half-shrug as it was to the public outrage over their belief that gay people shouldn’t have children. Says Gabbana:

“People like to complicate fashion,” he adds of the hoo-ha over whom they dress and what they say. “But I feel free. I respect everyone, and I love to express my opinion. Some people love it and some people hate it. But that’s the game. Life is beautiful. I don’t want to look for the bad things.”

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Life is beautiful. Especially when you have health insurance and stuff.

Staff reporter, Gizmodo. wkimball @ gizmodo

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mjoneslostherburnerkey
mjoneslostherburnerkey

These are the People who threw a party where the theme was the African continent and this happened and was encouraged.

And didn’t understand why everyone was so upset because, it’s an appreciation. And Why do you have to make everything about race??? *insert white whine*