Gucci Criticized for Cultural Appropriation Over $800 ‘Indy Turban’

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Gucci has come under fire for retailing a nearly $800 turban that had previously stoked criticism when it debuted in a runway show. Critics on Wednesday called out the Italian fashion house for selling the headdress as a high-end accessory divested of its religious significance. "The Sikh turban is not just a fashion accessory, but it’s also a sacred religious article of faith," the New York-based Sikh Coalition tweeted Wednesday.

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