Dolce & Gabbana in Trouble Before it even Opens ?
Butters wrote:Big News. I was at NorthPark today and the company who installs barricade graphics was there taking measurements for the new Dolce & Gabbana store (former William’s Sonoma space) as well as the new Golden Goose Deluxe Brand barricade which will open in the Gucci area.
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Northpark deletes social media promoting new store due to community outcry over D&G controversies. Will it still open? Probably....right?
"NorthPark Center likes to be a happy place, not a controversial one.
But it crossed the line with some fans this week when Dallas' successful A+ mall excitedly broke news on Instagram that it had snagged the first Dolce & Gabbana boutique in North Texas. Then the comments started coming, dozens of them. They weren't all negative, but mostly. The post also received 838 likes before it was taken down.
Its foes object to marketing campaigns, body shaming and leaked messages from co-founder Stefano Gabbana, according to published reports.
A November Dolce & Gabanna runway show in Shanghai was cancelled after criticism surfaced of statements considered offensive. That involved a Dolce & Gabbana Instagram ad campaign that featured a female Chinese model, reports Vox.
Leases take years to materialize and NorthPark made the announcement as it was being finalized, said Kristen Gibbins, executive director of marketing and strategy at NorthPark."However, given the feedback," she said the mall decided to remove the news until it "has the opportunity to address" the issues raised with the brand.
Before it was taken down, NorthPark updated its Instagram statement Wednesday, saying:
"While NorthPark Center is first and foremost a shopping center, we aim to provide an inclusive and welcoming environment for all visitors. Our core values as a company are separate and not based in those of our tenants. We hear your feedback and look to Dolce & Gabbana to address the concerns surrounding their brand."https://www.dallasnews.com/business/ret ... sh-criticshttps://www.parkcitiespeople.com/2018/1 ... northpark/