“Regardless of how people around the world have chosen to wear that garment, that garment is a respectful religious symbol and is worn and used as such.
Aisha Ali-Khan, a media commentator and women’s rights campaigner, said Cole was “playing dress-up”.
“The oppression of Afghan girls is to be fought, not cosplayed. This is disgusting,” wrote one horrified Instagram user.
“She obviously didn’t spare a thought for all the Afghani people who are literally living in turmoil now,” someone else suggested.
Her post came just one day before The Taliban took control of Kabul on Sunday.