• Nordstrom Just Says No to Moschino Capsule

Nordstrom Just Says No to Moschino Capsule

Jeremy Scott’s drug capsule-themed ccollection for Moschino is causing an uproar. The spring dresses with capsule patterns (396 pounds, or $492), handbags shaped like prescription bottles (545 pounds, or $677), pill-covered clutches (462 pounds, or $574) and tops emblazoned with drug interaction warnings (594 pounds, or $798), caught the attention of Randy Anderson, a men’s program counselor at Eden House Recovery Services in Minneapolis, who said he’s been clean since 2005. Anderson, who took offense to the glamorization of drug addiction, started a petition on change.org, appealing to Saks Fifth Avenue chief executive officer Marc Metrick and Marcello Tassinari of Moschino to stop selling the collection. As of Friday evening, the petition had received 1,589 signatures. Saks did not respond to an e-mail request. But Nordstrom, which also sold the capsule-themed collection online and in three stores, decided to pull the items even though it apparently was not targeted by Anderson. “We appreciate all the constructive feedback we received from concerned customers and ultimately decided to remove the collection from our site and the three stores where we offered it,” a spokeswoman said. Scott, no stranger to controversy, has flirted with other vices. His Moschino fall collection features cigarettes dancing on sweater dresses, a pack of matches skirt, cigarette carton-shaped

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