In a series of images displayed on their Instagram. Bstroy label highlighted a series of hooded sweatshirts featuring the names of schools that are well known as the site of some of the deadliest shootings mass in American history.
School Shooting-Themed Hoodies Slammed by Gun Violence Victims
— Rogue Rocket (@TheRogueRocket) September 18, 2019
The Bstroy brand recently introduced its spring collection 2020 clothing at a fashion show. Among the clothes presented, there was hoodies featuring the names of infamous shootings in schools and bullet holes. This movement, which was described as “tasteless” and “disgusting”, created a game among Internet users, as well as school shooting survivors.
So this is fucking disgusting. Unacceptable. Bullet holes?? People died. People DIED. Jesus. https://t.co/DtQWqwpxkU
— Delaney Tarr (@delaneytarr) September 16, 2019
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The hoodies have the Sandy Hook ‘names “Columbine,” “Virginia Tech” and “Marjory Stoneman Douglas,” sewn on their foreheads. 26 people were killed in Sandy Hook, 13 people at Columbine High School 32 at Virginia Tech, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas 17 to High School.
Most Internet users thought that the fashion brand was “unethical” and “false” however, some people rushed to the defense of the mark in stating that _meant_ to create outrage and generate publicity for the problem of firearms in the United States.
Bstroy co-founder and designer brick Owens posted a statement about the clothing line on Instagram: “Sometimes life can be painfully ironic. As irony of violent death in a place where you considered a safe and controlled environment, such as school. It reminds us all the time of the fragility of life, shortness of breath and unpredictability but also reminds us of its infinite potential ‘.