Not A Good Look: Amina Muaddi and 6 Other Names in Fashion Who Dealt with Scandals - Trending

These below-the-belt incidents provided nothing but bad optics.

Beyond appearances, which is everything in the fashion world, developing a thick skin is key to longevity in the industry. This is because conflict is all part of the job, whether called for or otherwise.

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Here are moments when fashion designers found themselves at the center of scandals related to their work.

Amina Muaddi

Fenty shoe designer Amina Muaddi has stumbled over rumors that rapper A$AP Rocky cheated on the pregnant Rihanna with her. She has since released a statement denying all the rumors.

Claudio Cutugno

Designer Claudio Cutugno received widespread backlash during a 2015 fashion show in Milan over his use of glittery blackface on the models.

Domenico Dolce

Dolce & Gabbana’s Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana spoke out against gay adoption and in vitro fertilization (IVF) in 2016, which they would later apologize for.

Jack McCollough

Kiefer Sutherland headbutted Proenza Schouler designer Jack McCollough after the Met Gala over the latter supposedly cut between him and Brooke Shields as they were kissing.

John Galliano

Christian Dior sacked British fashion designer John Galliano in 2011 over his antisemitic and racist comments while drunk, including stating his love for Adolf Hitler.

Kanye West

Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 4 fashion show saw models fainting. Many were forced to stand extensively in the sun’s heat and in tight-fitting clothes.

Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs received criticism for cultural appropriation in his Spring Summer 2017 fashion show, where all of the mostly white models wore colorful dreadlocks.

Banner Photo via Amina Muaddi’s Instagram

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