The Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana colorful pom-pom flats sandal named “Slave Sandal in Napa Leather with Pompoms” recently became available for pre-order on the Dolce & Gabbana website for $2,395. The brand features the sandals in its spring 2016 collection, which it describes as “a declaration of love to Italy.”
The collection was inspired by their Italian heritage through the eyes of tourists and jet-set locations like Rome, Venice and Capri. Apparel throughout the collection was embellished with sayings such as “Italia is Love.”
The use of the term “slave” is stirring up controversy all over the Internet.After receiving backlash over its spring ’16 shoe styles, Dolce & Gabbana has renamed the “Slave sandal” the “Decorative Flat Sandal in Napa Leather with PomPoms”.