Swimwear campaign goes viral for lack of diversity and brand apologizes: 'We will do better'

  • Thatiana Diaz
  • People
3:48 p.m Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 AJC Homepage

Consumers are fed up with ad campaigns that fail on inclusivity and sensitivity. Last month, H&M raised the ire of shoppers for a racially insensitive ad and fashion brand Revolve came under fire after posting Instagram photos from an influencer trip in Thailand that only depicted thin, white women. Now, swimwear brand Solid + Striped is facing a similar backlash for posting an ad featuring 12 caucasian models and only one woman of color.