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Burberry says sorry over its hoodie with noose design – The Times

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Burberry says sorry over its hoodie with noose design – The Times
Burberry removed the hoodie with a noose from its collection and apologised for causing distress after a model criticised the brand and design on social mediaJOHN PHILLIPS/GETTY IMAGES

Burberry has apologised for featuring a garment with a noose around the neck at its London Fashion Week show.

Critics accused the British brand of glamorising suicide after a model in the show complained of being “triggered” by the hooded garment.

Liz Kennedy, a model who walked in the Burberry show but did not wear the hoodie, said that she spoke out because her family had been affected by suicide but claimed that her concerns were ignored by the fashion house.

Suicide is not glamorous, Liz Kennedy wrote

Writing on social media, the London-based model said that she was “ashamed to have been a part of the show”. Next to a picture of the hoodie with the rope noose, she posted: “Suicide is not fashion. It is not glamorous nor edgy.”

Kennedy…

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