This week’s must-have: Dolce & Gabbana Io C’ero T-shirt

The Arabic version of Dolce & Gabbana's Io C’ero t-shirt, which will go on sale in February. Courtesy Dolce & Gabbana
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Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have never been afraid to have a little fun. So when they noticed the number of fake branded T-shirts being worn on the streets of Naples in the run-up to their fashion shows, they decided to create their own irony-laden versions — and the hashtag #DGtherealfake was born.

They were particularly inspired by one T-shirt that read ““Io C’ero” or “I was there” and so for the finale of their spring/summer 2017 runway show, 91 models walked the catwalk wearing a white T-shirt emblazoned with those same words, in a plethora of languages.

For those wanting to get in on the fun, the T-shirts will be on sale at Dolce & Gabbana stores from February, with prices starting at Dh4,000. With colourful embroidered roses, poppies and daisies, and a smattering of sparkling crystals, these T-shirts are trademark D&G. We imagine we’ll see lots of the Arabic versions around in months to come.