Timberland Ends Collaboration with A.P.C

Timberland’s president Stewart Whitney recently announced that the company will no longer be collaborating with fashion brand A.P.C.  The decision was in response to racist remarks made by Jean Touitou during his A.P.C fashion show in Paris

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“I call this one look Last N****s in Paris,” Touitou said. “Why? Because it’s the sweet spot when the hood—the ‘hood—meets Bertolucci’s movie Last Tango in Paris. So that’s ‘N****s in Paris’ and Last N****s in Paris… The Timberland here is a very strong ghetto signifier. In the ghetto, it is all the Timberlands, all the big chain.”
After negative press, Touitou defended his offensive comments by saying he is “friends with Kanye West.” Read more here:
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