Following ‘Noose’ Hoodie Controversy, Burberry Announces New Diversity And Inclusivity Initiatives

by MR Magazine Staff

Following the recent strides that both Gucci and Prada have made towards more diversity within their own internal teams, Burberry announced via Instagram on Tuesday that new initiatives will be put into action following the controversy behind a “noose” hoodie that was shown as part of Riccardo Tisci’s Fall 2019 collection during London Fashion Week. (Both Tisci and CEO Marco Gobbetti have issued an apology.) “The distress we caused with one of our products last week has shown us that we are not where we need or want to be,” said Gobbetti in an official statement with the recent announcement. Read more at Fashionista.