Gucci’s £600 turban sparks cultural appropriation row

Gucci is in hot water for selling a turban as a style accessory.

The turban, from the luxury fashion house’s SS18 collection, was being sold for $790 (£615) by US department store, Nordstrom. It has since sold out online.

The turban is a religious garment common among male Sikhs and, more recently, some female Sikhs. It is also worn by some Shia Muslims.

Turban wearers have hit out at the luxury fashion house, accusing them of cultural appropriation for capitalising on the religious…
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