At the Soho store in New York this morning, the blinds were drawn and Prada employees were removing the figures from the floor.

Prada’s misstep follows soon after an imbroglio involving another European luxury house, Dolce & Gabbana, which was accused of racism while it promoted a fashion show in China, a situation that could prove disastrously expensive for the company. The episode also recalls the fast fashion retailer H&M’s troubles, when in January it was slammed for a product image showing a black child wearing a hoodie that said “coolest monkey in the jungle.” The company issued an apology and has taken measures to avoid similar missteps. Now it’s Prada’s turn.

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