Posted by Gareth Icke Posted on 23 February 2020

Armani piggybacks on #MeToo by likening sexy ads & fashion trends to RAPE… but that’s never stopped him from embracing them

‘Fashion designer Giorgio Armani has denounced sexually provocative fashion trends and advertisements as a form of rape – even though these same trends brought him superstardom a generation ago.

Armani slammed stylists and designers for “raping” women by subjecting them to the trends of the day in comments to reporters during Milan Fashion Week on Friday.

“If a lady walks on the street and sees an ad with a woman with her boobs and arse in plain sight and she wants to be like that too, that’s a way of raping her,” the designer told reporters.

You can rape a woman in many ways, either by throwing her in the basement or by suggesting that she dresses in a certain way.

His comments might sound more genuine coming from someone who hasn’t spent a lifetime dressing women in some of the same revealing outfits he’s suddenly decided constitute a form of sexual assault. While the Armani label is better known for more conservative designs, the 85-year-old designer is no stranger to using sex to sell clothes, and his runway shows flash the flesh as much as any other.’

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