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Founder and designer of Bstroy, Brick Owens, is facing criticism after unveiling his Spring 2020 collection this week, which featured a number of hoodies with the names of schools where horrific mass shootings took place 블루 발렌타인 다운로드.
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The designs looked worn and riddled with bullet holes Youtube DailyMotion.
Owens posted the designs to Instagram but followers were quick to condemn the styles for their apparent lack of sensitivity and taste.
“Exploitation of deaths of children no older than 18 for personal financial gain is just so fire isn’t it 마이펫의 이중생활 자막 다운로드? Hopefully you give all the monetary gain to charities….’” one user commented beneath the photo of a Columbine hoodie.
Someone who claimed to have survived the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting where 26 people, some as young as 6, were killed, called the design “hurtful” and “inconsiderate.”
“I urge you to take it down out of respect for the victims, survivors and families,” the post continued 타이거 하우스 다운로드.
Another person commented: “The fact that u made a sweatshirt with holes in it representing BULLET HOLES from a shooting where children were MURDERED is gruesome YouTube Empitius. This is disgusting.”
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Two other hoodies representing the shootings at Virginia Tech and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where 32 and 17 students were killed, respectively, were also featured on Owens’ Instagram 윈도우 8.1 pro k 다운로드.
Owens later posted a message on social media that appeared to explain the decision to design the clothing line after the shootings.
“Sometimes life can be painfully ironic Kwa mobile download. Like the irony of dying violently in a place you consider to be a safe, controlled environment, like school,” he wrote. “We are reminded all the time of life’s fragility, shortness, and unpredictability yet we are also reminded of its infinite potential 오토캐드 2015 다운로드. It is this push and pull that creates the circular motion that is the cycle of life.”
Owens told NBC that while the clothes were originally meant to make a statement only, he and co-designer Duey Catorze might consider selling them now Download credit glasses.
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“We wanted to make a comment on gun violence and the type of gun violence that needs preventative attention and what its origins are, while also empowering the survivors of tragedy through storytelling in the clothes,” he said.
“These hoodies were made with all of these intentions in mind, and to explore all of these societal issues.”