Offensive or Nah? Models Wear Blackface For Milan Fashion Week [Photos]

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Controversy on the runway is nothing new. This week, a recent show caused a bit of a sir. As you know, it’s Milan Fashion Week and the antics for pushing the fashion envelope are at an all-time high. Designer Claudio Cutugno caused a bit of a frenzy after sending his models down the runway with blackface, covered in a sparkly glitter.

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Reportedly, Cutugno, was inspired by the artist Emilio Isgrò, who creates art with bees. We’re told