“A member of the Milan council criticised the show, saying that she has a ‘romantic’
image of the Roma that “no longer corresponds to reality’.
The models, dressed as “rough, stylish and hardened” Roma, were part
of Ms Westwood’s show’s theme of ‘tolerance’.
Council member Tiziano Maiolo said “I think the designer has a romantic
notion about gypsies that is one hundred years out of date.”
I don’t know what to think about all this business, but I DO know what to think about this image: it is awesome.
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You can model for me anytime, my gypsy friend. I love your teeth. They are so… authentic! Grrrr.