Miu Miu dress with yellow star withdrawn after Holocaust comparisons

Italian high fashion label Miu Miu has withdrawn a dress from sale which featured a yellow star on its chest resembling those assigned to Jews during the Holocaust.

The plaid dress, spotted in the display window of Canadian department store Holt Renfrew, had a five-pointed star with the name “John” embroidered on its chest. The Star of David, which Jewish people were forced to wear during the Holocaust, had six points.

Holt Renfrew removed the dress from its stores this week after the US-based blogger known as Jewish Chick slammed the offensive collection to her 26,000 Facebook followers.

Miu Miu then pulled the dress from stock, a spokesperson told Jewish Chick and advocacy group World Jewish Congress.

Read the article in The New Daily.