This Instagram Influencer Was Kicked Out Of The Louvre For Wearing Racy Outfit

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"Picasso would have loved my outfit."

One Australian influencer is taking to social media after she was turned away from the Louvre in France for apparently violating the Louvre dress code.

25-year-old Newsha Syeh, who currently has 271,000 followers on Instagram, told her followers in a now-expired Instagram story that she wasn't allowed to enter the Louvre because of her risqué outfit. Newsha was wearing a black dress with a plunging neckline and a micro-mini skirt with mesh detailing.

"Yesterday at the Louvre, I was stopped at the entrance by a guard for my outfit," she wrote.

"He made the most disgusted and horrible gestures and facial expressions, swore at me to cover up, with hate-filled eyes stopped me entering. I was heartbroken, because I thought the Louvre enforced this archaic rule. Turns out it does not."

 
 
 
 
 
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An Australian witch in Paris ?✨

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What does the Louvre dress code actually say?

While Newsha's outfit is quite revealing, there actually isn't a Louvre dress code, at least, not one that's readily accessible to the public. There is no Louvre dress code on the museum's official website, though it does say that visitors aren't allowed to "wear swimsuits or be naked, barefoot, or bare-chested."

She told The Sun that she had visited the Louvre before wearing a similar outfit and had "no problem at all."

"This was definitely a personal prejudice," she said.

In an Instagram post, she wrote, "Picasso would have loved my outfit."

 
 
 
 
 
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Picasso would have loved my outfit ✨

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People have been coming after Newsha after she shared her story, calling her "narcissistic" and "embarrassing."

"B*tch belongs on the street, not the museum."

"It's an art gallery not a sex expo."

Newsha hasn't been replying to all her haters, but she did have this sweet clapback for one of them:

This Instagram Influencer Was Kicked Out Of The Louvre For Wearing Racy Outfit

Many of her followers have shown support for Newsha, calling the guard's behaviour "ridiculous" and "clueless".

"What in the actual f*ck is up with all the misogynistic trolls in these comments? Disgusting people. A woman should wear whatever she wants and still be treated with respect."

"Plenty of boobs to see in the gallery anyway. Why is it that male artists are respected for depicting women's nude bodies but clothed women are disrespected for expressing themselves and their sexuality? Sexism everywhere."

One follower shared that she had been turned away from the Louvre for being "underdressed".

"When I visited the Louvre with my sister a few years ago, we wore winter clothes with boots and we got denied entry by security for being 'underdressed'. They were so rude about it too and cussed us out until we had no choice but to walk away feeling embarrassed."

What's so offensive about the female form?

Thankfully, Newsha's Paris trip wasn't ruined by that one incident. She told The Sun that the city was "so beautiful that you can't stay upset for long."

"The female body is celebrated in art so much, it would be ridiculous to be offended by it while working at a gallery," she said. "We were welcomed warmly at Musée D’Orsay, so we were able to enjoy art the way we wanted to in the end!"

 
 
 
 
 
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The Birth Of Love

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H/T: The Sun