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Fred Perry pulls polo shirt over far-right Proud Boys association

  • Fred Perry pulled sales of a black-and-yellow polo shirt in the US and Canada in September 2019 because it was worn by members of the far-right Proud Boys group, it said Thursday.
  • The British company described the association as “incredibly frustrating,” adding that the company is “in no way affiliated with the Proud Boys.”
  • The polo shirt won’t be sold in North America until the association has ended, the company said.
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Fashion brand Fred Perry pulled a polo shirt from sale in September 2019 after it was appropriated by the far-right Proud Boys group in North America, the company said in a statement on Thursday, September 24.

The British casualwear company said it was “incredibly frustrating” that the Proud Boys, the all-male group that encourages political violence, have used a black-and-yellow shirt “to their own ends.”

“Fred Perry does not support and is

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