FRED Perry has withdrawn one in every of its iconic polo shirts from sale after it grew to become related to a neo-fascist organisation.
The British agency stated it was “extremely irritating” that American far-right group ‘Proud Boys’ had adopted its black and yellow shirt.
It stated: “In case you see any Proud Boys supplies or merchandise that includes our Laurel Wreath or any Black/Yellow/Yellow associated objects, they’ve completely nothing to do with us.
“We’re working with our legal professionals to pursue any illegal use of our model.”
The model was based by Wimbledon champion Fred Perry in 1952 and has since been adopted by British subcultures, just like the skinheads.
Fred Perry has spoken out in opposition to far-right views on quite a few events after its wreath-emblazoned polo shirts have been utilized by controversial teams.
The Proud Boys is a US far-right group that admits solely males and promotes political violence.
When requested in 2017 concerning the affiliation, Fred Perry chairman John Flynn stated the group was “counter to our beliefs and the folks we work with”.
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