Updated: October 30, 2020 1:20:13 pm
After making headlines with its smock tartan dress aimed to ‘disrupt toxic male stereotypes’, Italian luxury brand Gucci is back in the news for selling “black distressed tights” for $190 or ₹14,167.
Popular social media handle, Diet Prada shared an Instagram post with the caption, “To whoever paid $190 for these @gucci pre-ripped tights… r u ok?”. However, it was the hashtag — #RippedInItaly — that cracked us up.
Check it out below.
Netizens soon took to social media talking about the price of the distressed stockings, and how it got sold out within no time. Take a look at some of the responses below.
$190 for some ripped tights. Gucci, yall bugging pic.twitter.com/qnRYzrBk66
— OooLaLaBlog.com (@OooLaLaBlog_) October 29, 2020
gucci be selling these for $190 which is equivalent to ₹14250 i- gimme a pair of scissors and tights and imma make the same shit for ya pic.twitter.com/k1PlyOXenj
— aashi💫 (@aashiiixo) October 29, 2020
Gucci, r u ok hun? $190 to look like I’ve arrived home at 6am? pic.twitter.com/iLvbRKUEA4
— Loveofhuns x (@loveofhuns) October 29, 2020
me : mom I want gucci
mom : we already have gucci at home
Gucci at home : pic.twitter.com/ebHk41mr18
— Jahanzaib🥶🍄 (@memer_hon) October 29, 2020
In September, the brand had also launched a blue denim line which sported fake grass stains, as part of its 2020 Fall/Winter collection for men. Priced at £600, the website mentioned that “this wide-leg denim pant is crafted from organic cotton specifically treated for a stained-like, distressed effect.” Know more about it here.
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