Since the posting, commenters have flooded social media with cultural appropriation accusations, arguing that the company was imitating a ceremonial garment worn by the Habesha community from Eritrea and northern Ethiopia.
And as you can see, flags have already swarmed specific comments section.
Read some of the reactions to the fashion catastrophe( below ):
Bruh that Alexander McQueen post has sooo many Ethiopian and Eritrean flags in their comments I’m so proud of us they genuinely tried it
Mariam (@ itsformadu) April 28, 2017
This is getting outta hand !! first @gucci with the shoes and now #AlexanderMcqueen @McQueen with this. #respecttheculture @BunaTime pic.twitter.com/ TumzOiYgQq
Eyuel Markos (@ markos_eyuel) April 28, 2017
“Can I copy your homework? “
“Give credit where credit is due”
“Know your history FIRST! “
“WAIT A MIN….this is insane! Leave it to us Eritreans and Ethiopians. PLEASE! This is our culture, it’s been there wayyyyy before you even thought about doing this. This is stripping our identity! “
What do YOU think of the jacket ??
[ Image via Instagram .]