Kylie Jenner has denied allegations that she declined to support a company in black for not tagging a clothing designer on Instagram because the charges against her were “ outreach. ”
The 22-year-old entrepreneur participated Instagram on Monday to share photos of herself as an orange bodycon dress with mesh detailing at the exclusive Amangiri resort in Canyon Point, Utah.
While Kylie didn’t initially tag the brand, eagle-eyed fans quickly found out the dress was made by LoudBrand Studios, a Black-owned company based in the UK.
Kickback: Kylie Jenner, 22, has been repelled after being accused of refusing to support a company owned by Black for not tagging her dress designer on Instagram
Controversy: Kyle initially didn’t tag LoudBrand Studios, a company in black, when she took to Instagram on Monday to share photos of herself wearing the brand’s dress
People copied the comments to urge her to tag the brand, and some claimed she actually deleted their posts.
A number of critics even accused her of refusing to support a company owned by a black company, insisting the blunt was deliberate.
Kylie Jenner refuses to tag the designer of the dress she just posted, which is a black brand, and is now limiting her comments. [Clown face emoji] @LoudBrndStudios is the designer! Twitter user @ zoeyy227 wrote.
‘AND FOR EVERYONE SAYS’ she doesn’t have to tag it if she bought it ‘YES I KNOW. BUT THEY CLEARED COMMENTS THAT TAGGING THE BRAND AND THEN LIMITED COMMENTS AND THAT IS GRIMEY !!! Stop defending them, they won’t notice your losers, ”she added.
The Kylie effect! Even without the reality star tagging the designer, the $ 144 limited-edition ‘Vashtie’ dress sold out shortly after she shared the posts
Allegations: People adopted the comments to encourage her to tag the brand, and some claimed they had actually deleted their posts
Kylie responded to Zoey’s tweet on Tuesday, writing, “Okay this is only a range. Why would I ever refuse to tag a brand and block comments? This is not true at all.
“I love this brand and I wanted to show my support and will continue to do so. Everyone goes to @LoudBrndStudios, ‘she added.
The reality star returned to her post to tag LoudBrand Studios, and she also promoted the label on her Instagram Stories.
Even without Kylie initially tagging the designer, the $ 144 limited-edition ‘Vashtie’ dress sold out shortly after she shared the posts with her 184 million followers.
LoudBrand Studios tweeted thanks to Kylie and her stylist Jill Jacobs and everyone who bought their designs.
Make Up: Kylie later tagged LoudBrand Studios in her post and promoted the brand on her Instagram stories
Don’t have: The beauty magnate also denied the claims against her on Twitter
Happy: LoudBrand Studios tweeted thanks to Kylie and her stylist Jill Jacobs and everyone who bought their designs
Back and forth: Kylie’s tweet was in response to a series of allegations shared by a Twitter user named Zoey
‘Hey guys!!!! We are so overwhelmed with the outpouring of love wow !!! the brand wrote. We are so grateful to Jill and Kylie because this really changed things for us, so excited to show up on her platform, how wonderful !!! Thank you very much Jill and Kylie. ‘
Kylie Retweeted the message and wrote, ‘Love you guys !!!!!!!!’
While the label has made it clear that they are grateful for Kylie’s support, the controversy sparked a heated debate on social media as to whether or not the beauty magnate should have tagged the label.
“I don’t like the Kardashians, but seriously, I disagree, one person tweeted. “Kylie has no obligation to promote that designer / brand. She was not paid to advertise for them. ‘
Right or wrong? The controversy sparked a heated debate on social media as to whether or not the Kylie should have tagged the label
“Kylie rarely tags a brand on her page, big or small, so how is this different?” someone else asked. “It would be nice if she did, but she really has no right, especially not free.”
Others disagreed, insisting that Kylie should use her platform to help smaller black businesses.
Some critics also pointed out that Kylie and her sisters have a history of being accused of cultural appropriation and taking advantage of black culture.
“You’re all so happy to tag Dior and all those brands, but when it comes to black brands, forget about the @ and narrow down the comments,” one person tweeted.
Conspiracy Theories: A Few People Supposed Kylie Did Not Tag The Brand Because She Intended To Tear Off The Design, Referring To A Similar Incident From 2017
Throwback: Three years ago, Tizita Balemlay, the creative director and founder of PluggedNYC, accused Kylie of copying her camouflage clothing for her own designs
“She steals and benefits from black culture, but can’t even mark a brand in black,” someone else noted. “She’s ashamed.”
A few people assumed that Kylie had not tagged the brand because she intended to tear off the design, citing a similar incident from 2017.
Three years ago, Tizita Balemlay, the creative director and founder of PluggedNYC, accused Kylie of copying her camouflage clothing for her own designs.
The black designer also shared screenshots from email conversations that seem to show a member of Kylie’s team asking for a pair of PluggedNYC clothing to be sent to the star just a month since she released the lookalike collection.