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Buy Hugo Boss And Ensure Nazis Slaves Did No Die In Vain: German Fashion Label Confesses

by | 24th, September 2011

THANKS to the Allies, Hugo Boss does nto only make brown shirts. But it was once the Number 1 supplier of uniforms to the German war effort.

Finally, the German fashion label has apologised for backing those dapper Nazis and using slave labour to make its clothes.

Boss wishes to: express its profound regret to those who suffered harm or hardship at the factory run by Hugo Ferdinand Boss under National Socialist rule .”

Philipp Wolff, senior vice president of communications, explains:

“We don’t want and have never wanted to hide anything, but rather want to bring clarity to the past. It’s our responsibility to the company, our employees, our customers and everyone interested in Hugo Boss and its history.”

Always good to come clean 70 years after the event when the company is thriving.

The revelations comes in a news book commissioned by the firm. Hugo Boss, 1924-1945: The History of a Clothing Factory During the Weimar Republic and Third Reich

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