An sincere mistake or a canopy up?
A well-liked classic clothes retailer lately bought in bother with followers for allegedly making an attempt to promote stage outfits of (G)-IDLE members.
Classic Santa is a secondhand clothes retailer based mostly in Seoul, one of many best-known thrifting locations in Hongdae, to fish for manufacturers like Ralph Lauren, Adidas, Burberry, and Supreme. However this prestigious store got here underneath scrutiny on February 18, after the enterprise’s Instagram account posted a number of listings for (G)-IDLE’s stage outfits.
The caption learn, “Making an attempt #gidle style?? Stage outfit gadgets worn by (G)I-DLE are actually in inventory each on-line/offline at Classic Santa.”
In a separate submit, the account marketed a mini gown worn by Shuhua with the caption, “The WIDOW eyelet element mini gown worn by (G) I-DLE’s Shuhua in addition to many different ladies’s garments and equipment may be discovered by way of our on-line retailer.”
Subsequently, some followers reached out to the shop for queries, asking for clarification on whether or not this stuff have been simply from the identical manufacturers or the precise items worn by (G)-IDLE members. Classic Santa replied to a fan’s DM, saying, “We deliberately didn’t make clear this within the unique submit, however sure, these are the gadgets worn by the members. We didn’t point out it on the submit to forestall authorized points, as we didn’t have direct contact with the company.”
Quickly sufficient, phrase bought round that the shop was making an attempt to promote garments worn by (G)-IDLE with out the approval of Dice Leisure, and followers began to push again in opposition to Classic Santa. When the criticism bought extreme, the shop made a new submit, clarifying that the gadgets listed within the earlier posts have been truly from the identical model and never the unique items worn by the group for the reason that retailer doesn’t have any affiliation with the label of the stylist. Additionally they despatched a brand new reply to the fan’s DM they’d beforehand answered, saying that their worker had given them the flawed info.
Regardless of the clarification provided by the model, followers are uncertain if that’s the reality. Some are speculating that the members or Dice might need donated the outfits, whereas others are suspicious that the label or the stylist did this behind the group’s again for private income.