Burberry chief says it’s ‘deeply sorry’ about noose accessory

The company drew online backlash and negative headlines after many called its London Fashion Week design ‘insensitive.’ Some assert it was an intentional stunt.

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Burberry has apologized in light of widespread outrage after an image of a model, wearing a decorative noose, made the rounds online.

CBC reported:

The collection, called “Tempest,” is [Burberry’s chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci’s] second for the brand. The clothes were a mix of classic, severely tailored ensembles to more trendy street-inspired looks aimed at younger consumers.

Liz Kennedy, a model in the London Fashion Week show, lashed out over the accessory on Instagram:

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