‘It Was Insensitive’: Burberry Apologizes For ‘Noose’ Hoodie After Model Complains

by MR Magazine Staff

The chief executive and chief creative officer of luxury fashion brand Burberry have apologized for putting a hoodie with strings tied in the shape of a noose on its London Fashion Week runway. The knotted strings surfaced after Sunday’s show when a model complained both before the show and on Instagram, saying the noose not only evoked lynchings but also suicide. Marco Gobbetti, the chief executive of the FTSE company, said in a statement on Tuesday that Burberry was “deeply sorry for the distress” the top had caused and had removed it from the autumn-winter collection, along with all images featuring the look. Read more at The Guardian.