December 12, 2018

Hitler T-shirts ‘sell well’ at Montreal boutique

According to photos snapped by an L.A. County native studying abroad in Canada, one popular Montreal boutique may be profiting off history's most notorious dictator.

Various T-shirts printed with the likeness of Adolf Hitler were discovered today by Sierra Holtz, a former teacher in Israel (and friend of mine) who's now majoring in Jewish Studies at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.

Holtz said she was browsing T-shirts at a clothing boutique in Montreal this Tuesday afternoon when she noticed one shirt with a particularly odd print. She posted a photo of it to Facebook, and wrote:


She now tells the Journal that the boutique in question is called “>Photo here.)

All the shirts were tagged with the phrase “Too fast to live, too young to die.”

It's unclear whether the tag represented a clothing brand of that name, or if the message was meant to supplement the image. Either way, it's an unfortunate union.

“I don’t understand what they are thinking when they’re selling that — when they approve it,” Holtz said. “I don’t see how there could be a deeper meaning.”

“>on the Hadio boutique's web site are stamped with more peace-loving idols like Bob Marley, Jimmy Hendrix and Kurt Cobain. They've also got some dirtier stuff — “>Zara-sized PR disaster on their hands.