Dolce & Gabbana Swide Editorial Director Resigns Over Controversial Comments

The Fashionisto


Published March 18, 2015

Giuliano Federico's Facebook message explaining his decision to resign from Dolce & Gabbana magazine SWIDE.
Giuliano Federico’s Facebook message explaining his decision to resign from Dolce & Gabbana magazine Swide.

It’s not an easy week for Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana. Following a public fallout with Elton John over controversial comments about IVF by Domenico Dolce in Panorama magazine, Ryan Murphy continued to speak out against both Dolce and his design partner Stefano Gabbana.

Now in a surprising development, Dolce and Gabbana are experiencing fallout with their online magazine, Swide. Editorial director Giuliano Federico has resigned from his position, following the controversial comments. Federico took to Facebook to explain his resignation sharing that the designers’ values are “in total conflict with my personal beliefs and with my commitments towards civil rights in my country.” Visit Facebook to read his full letter.

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