It’d be reasonable to think Urban Outfitters is doing this on purpose. There’s seemingly no other explanation for why the brand offends a group at least every few months. The apparel retailer in the news this time for selling a tapestry that resembles the uniforms that were forced upon gay men during the Holocaust.
The Anti-Defamation League is livid, and it is calling on Urban Outfitters to ditch the product. From Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National director and Holocaust survivor:
Whether intentional or not, this gray and white stripped pattern and pink triangle combination is deeply offensive and should not be mainstreamed into popular culture. We urge Urban Outfitters to immediately remove the product eerily reminiscent of clothing forced upon the victims of the Holocaust from their stores and online.