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Swimsuit Outrage

May 14, 2011 by staff 

Swimsuit OutrageSwimsuit Outrage, A designer swimwear from Australia has come under fire after he developed a line of swimsuits with the image of the Hindu goddess Lakshimi it. There was much criticism that came from the design, especially from the country of India that the company has decided to stop using the image.

Lakshimi is the goddess of beauty and wealth in the Hindu faith and designer Lisa Blue showed the new design at the annual Fashion Week held in Sydney, Australia. Indians in Australia held large protests all across the country and Lisa Blue apologized and decided not to use the image for longer

Relations between India and Australia suffered a minor setback this week after a swimsuit by fashion designer from Australia with a picture of Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity, sparked outrage across the continent.

Designer and model Lisa Burke swimwear presented as part of the latest collection from their label Blue Lisa at Australia Fashion Week on Thursday.

But when images of a model looking Indian wearing a bathing suit one piece with a picture of Lakshmi printed on the front and rear their way to India, Hindu nationalists did not like what they saw.

The weekend, which took to the streets in several cities in India, including Hyderabad where the images show activists burning the Australian flag in protest against what they considered an act of profound disrespect.

Label Ms. Burke was quick to announce a suspension of production, promising that the swimsuit would never Lakshmi stores.

“The image of the goddess Lakshmi will not appear on any piece of blue swimsuit Lisa for the new season with a high post in the entire production of the new range and parts shown on the catwalk last week removed. The range not available for sale at dealers or outlets anywhere in the world, “said a statement posted on the website of Lisa Blue Saturday.

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