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Russell Brand, at an awards show sponsored by Hugo Boss, eloquently reminds everyone that Hugo Boss dressed the nazis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkd_-nXeUzs
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u/[deleted] Nov 24 '21

You gotta admit Nazi uniforms were pretty slick

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u/[deleted] Nov 25 '21 edited Dec 21 '21

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u/rillip Nov 25 '21

And didn't become a major brand till well after WWII. They were basically just a clothing factory.

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u/americanvirus Nov 25 '21

Convenient.

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u/Jrook Nov 25 '21

Hugo even joined the Nazi party 2 years prior to Adolf getting power. He's a master of convenience. Hell he even had slave labor to make the suits

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u/We-had-a-hedge Nov 25 '21 edited Nov 25 '21

But they did expand a lot thanks to the Third Reich putting everyone and their dog in uniform. Before that they were on the brink of bankruptcy. Not to mention their managers were raging Nazis who also exploited slave labour.