Abercrombie & Fitch sell Racist "N*gger Brown" Pants?

Ranjit Rodricks , 24 Mar 2012
Abercrombie & Fitch
Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch is among the most revered of high-street brands and they have a huge fan following across the globe. From Bar Rafaeli to Justin Beiber and Nicole Ritchie to Megan Fox, a number of celebrities are often spotted wearing the brand on their off days.

Hence, it came as a shocker when a fake Abercrombie & Fitch website was detected, selling “racist pants.”

The fake Abercrombie and Fitch website selling Nigger pants
The fake Abercrombie and Fitch website selling Nigger Brown pants

Called “N*gger Brown” (edited) pants, the name caused a huge hue and cry in the fashion world.

This led to a crackdown on the offending fake site (reportedly registered in China) and a statement was released by the company.

“The offensive Web site is obviously not Abercrombie & Fitch’s. It is the work of a pirate, almost certainly offshore, seeking to trade on A&F’s reputation. This matter has just come to A&F’s attention, and we have already started the necessary processes to have the site closed,” said David Cupps, their Vice President of Legal affairs, in a media statement.

Let this be a lesson to all fakes out there!

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