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    The Italian luxury clothes brand won few fans in China after it ran promotional clips sporting an Asian catwalk model in November and then proceeded to trash the country.

    Dolce & Gabbana has now been ridiculed on social media for the release of some Chinese New Year t-shirts which look like they were designed by a six-year-old child.

    The Italian fashion house produced five t-shirts, ranging from $440 to $590, embossed with a cartoon pig, a D&G logo and a wad of money.

    The Year of The Pig began on 5 February and in Chinese culture pigs are a symbol of wealth.

    ​Social media users in China said they thought the designs suggested D&G saw the Chinese market as full of "pigs with money."

    ​Last month Chinese model Zuo Ye claimed she had not been informed about the content of videos D&G put out which were seen to be mocking China.

    In November the company's co-founder Stefano Gabbana labelled China a "country of sh*t" with a "ignorant dirty smelling mafia".


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