"Hitler"s Tailor" Hugo Boss apologises for using slave labour to make Nazi uniforms

“Hitler”s Tailor” Hugo Boss apologises for using slave labour to make Nazi uniforms

6:16 PM on 23rd September 2011

Strong supporter: Hugo F. Boss joined the National Socialist Party in 1931, and one of his first big assignments was to supply the Nazis with their infamous brown shirts

Strong supporter: Hugo F. Boss joined the National Socialist Party in 1931, and one of his first big assignments was to supply the Nazis with their infamous brown shirts

Modern incarnation: The company started making the sharp suits for which it is now famous in the 1950s

Modern incarnation: The company started making the sharp suits for which it is now famous in the 1950s