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Sunday, August 10, 2003

Not a single American media outlet seems to have covered this

A Hong Kong fashion company, IZZUE, has produced a line of fashion with Nazi symbols printed on them, and has hung symbols of the Third Reich from the ceilings of their 14 stores to promote it. According to Independent Online (South Africa), one branch broadcast Nazi propaganda films on a wall with a projector.

The company's marketing manager, Deborah Cheng, said that the designer wanted the clothes to have a military theme and did not realise that the Nazi symbols would be considered offensive.

German and Israeli diplomats have launched complaints and urged the public to boycott these shops. Cheng says that IZZUE is "seriously considering removing the displays. But before we take them off, we have to find a replacement," she said.

UPDATE: See more incredible photos of IZZUE Nazi fashion at LittleGreenFootballs.