"Navajo Collection" of clothing and accessories and the Navajo Nation filed suit on February 29, 2011 for trademark violation. Now, Congressman Tim Crowley, head of the Congressional Ad Hoc Committee on Irish Affairs, has written to CEO Richard Hayne asking him to pull products which has says are offense to the Irish. "By selling and promoting these items, Urban Outfitters is only fueling stereotypes that many Irish Americans, as well as the people of Ireland, work so hard to dispel," stated Crowley's letter.
The items in question include a t-shirt that proclaims, "Kiss me, I'm drunk, Irish, or whatever" and a trucker's style hat that pictures a figure on all fours vomiting and reads, "Irish Yoga." While the designers behind the crass products might have had some yukks creating them,Read More »from Urban Outfitters' St. Patrick’s Day Merchandise Offends Irish