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Wednesday, May 10, 2021

hey whitey
There are two ways to interpret this window display from the Kenneth Cole store on 5th Avenue, which I couldn’t help but photograph today:

- Mr. Cole is puckishly using his notable-quotable marketing gimmick (which has been liberally applied in the company’s advertising for years now) as a way to push the new line of just-for-summer white wardrobe.

- The “Change Is Good As Long As It’s Going In The White Direction” slogan is a veiled message meant to encourage a white supremacist agenda.

Racist conspiracy via fashion? Hey, it’s worthy of a Gawker-like gossip nugget.

by Costa Tsiokos, Wed 05/10/2021 10:17pm
Category: Business, Fashion, New Yorkin'
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    Maybe I’m simply reading too much into these things.
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