Estrop / WireImage  "Although the design was inspired by the maritime theme of the entire collection, it was insensitive and we made a mistake," he said. Riccardo Tisci, Burberry & # 39; s creative officer, who designed the show, also apologized.
I am so profoundly so I have to cope with the distress that has arisen from a piece of my show on Sunday, "Tisci said in a statement." While the design was inspired by a nautical theme, I realize that it was insensitive. I never intended to upset anyone. I'll see to it that this does not happen again. "
The description published by Burberry's Tempest line on the company's website says that the pieces are" inspired by the contrasts in British culture and weather ". But the description does not mention the sea or a nautical theme.
Liz Kennedy, who was in the Tempest show, wrote pictures of the sweatshirt on Instagram on Sunday, stating that she had expressed concerns about the sweatshirt after saying "mine Armature had triggered extremely after seeing this look. "
" Suicide is not a fashion. It's neither glamorous nor edgy, "wrote Kennedy. Let's not forget the terrible story of the lynch. There are hundreds of ways to tie a rope, and they chose to tie it like a noose, ignoring the fact that it hung around a neck.
Kennedy said she had "an experience of suicide" in her family. However, when she tried to address the topic before the show, she was told to write a letter saying "It is No one cares about what's going on in your personal life, so just keep it to yourself. "
She also said in her post that she was further disturbed when the show's staff" briefly jumped to the ceiling "knotted and laughed about it in the locker room."
Gobbetti said he personally called Kennedy to apologize.
Kennedy said she opted for an address because the Dedicated to the youth expressing her voice. "
In her post she contained a screenshot of a post written by Tisci, apparently along with a picture of the offensive hoodie." I dedicate this show to the Jug finite ones today who have the courage to scream for what they believe in, so they have the beauty to express their voice, "he wrote. Tisci's contribution has since been canceled.
Models on Sunday's show ran across a standard runway in a sleek room and also over a runway that snaked through an industrial-looking space bounded by teen-age climbing frames.