Shoppers outraged after fashion label names military-inspired parka jacket "Belsen Was A Gas"

Shoppers outraged after fashion label names military-inspired parka jacket "Belsen Was A Gas"

Shoppers outraged after fashion label names military-inspired parka jacket “Belsen Was A Gas”

7:51 PM on 28th July 2011

Insensitive: Online retailer BuyDefinition said it was a mistake to sell the

Insensitive: Online retailer BuyDefinition said it was a mistake to sell the “Belsen Was A Gas” parka jacket by Australian label Evil Twin

Enlarge BuyDefinition has now given the garment a new name and apologised, saying they were selling the item

Online outcry: BuyDefinition has now given the garment a new name and apologised, saying they were selling the item “for its style rather than its name”

Controversial: The name is believed to refer to a 1978 Sex Pistols song, later disowned by singer John Lydon

Controversial: The name is believed to refer to a 1978 Sex Pistols song, later disowned by singer John Lydon