Chanel’s $1,930 boomerang rip-off is wrong on so many levels

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If you thought Balenciaga’s expensive appropriation of an IKEA bag was bad, Chanel has gone and knocked off Australia’s Indigenous culture.

The Parisian fashion house now has a “wood and resin” boomerang priced at a hefty A$1,930 (US$1,432) for sale on its website.¬†

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The weapon is part of the label’s Spring-Summer 2017 Pre-Collection, which also features similarly big-ticket items such as tennis balls, a racquet, a table tennis set and a surfboard.¬†

This appears not to be Chanel’s first boomerang either, with an earlier silver model priced at A$397 (US$295) and a red version being displayed in Hong Kong way back in 2006. Read more…

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