Gucci cancels fashion show at Gyeongbokgung Palace
Gucci, a luxury fashion brand, has canceled a fashion show scheduled to be held at Gyeongbokgung, the royal palace in Seoul.
The move came as criticism emerged for Vogue Korea taking photos of models in fancy dresses with sensual possessions on its premises. After its release, many people criticized the Korean Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) for undermining “national dignity” by allowing historical locations for fashion magazine shoots.
According to CHA, it was preparing for the Gucci event before the controversy arose. In fact, CHA saw the Gucci event as an opportunity to showcase and promote the palace’s beauty to a global audience.
For over 70 years, the presidential palace was the site of the president’s office and official residence, and is now open to the public.
Meanwhile, a Gucci spokesperson told Yonghae that the event would raise global awareness of Gyeongbokgung’s cultural and academic value. in progress.
Meanwhile, Vogue has also been involved in other headlines that have sparked controversy around the world. This raised some eyebrows as the country was in the middle of a war, so they questioned the timing of the interview. Others found her interview in poor taste, given the harsh reality for Ukrainians on the ground.