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11-22 Public Outcry Works. Balenciaga Has Scrubbed Its Official Home Page and Social Media After Backlash Over Photos Featuring Children With Bondage-Themed Toys.

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Advocacy and public outcry works. IMAGES ARE GONE!

THIS IS WHAT WE WERE FIGHTING. Luxury fashion house Balenciaga is raising child safeguarding concerns after launching a new ad campaign featuring children and bondage-themed toys that many are calling “disturbing.”

On November 19, Twitter user @DatCatDer posted two screenshots from the Balenciaga official website showing off images being used to promote the site’s holiday gift shop.

Both of the images feature very young child models holding teddy bears. But what looks like an innocent enough photoshoot at first glance will quickly raise eyebrows once the accessories the bears are wearing are given a closer look.

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lynnswarriors11-22 Public Outcry Works. Balenciaga Has Scrubbed Its Official Home Page and Social Media After Backlash Over Photos Featuring Children With Bondage-Themed Toys.