August 13, 2020

Cartier’s ‘father-son’ Valentine draws derision in China

Beijing (AFP) – French luxury brand Cartier is facing online mockery in China over a Valentine-themed advert which appears to show a gay couple who are described in a caption as depicting “father-son” love.Cartier¬†posted a video on Chinese social media platform Weibo this week promoting its “Trinity” ring, which the brand described in the video’s caption as representing the “bond of love” — ahead of the late-August Qixi Festival, one of China’s traditional Valentine’s day equivalents.The video showed groups of people laughing and embracing each other, including a man and a woman holding hands…

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