British store pulls ‘Happy Girls are the Prettiest’ shirt after getting slammed online
LONDON — British clothing retailer Next is getting slammed on social media for one of its T-shirts aimed at girls between ages 3 and 16.
The long-sleeved gray T-shirt, which reads “Happy Girls Are The Prettiest,” takes inspiration from the Audrey Hepburn quote: “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.”
On Wednesday, Next said it would remove the shirt, which ranged from £9 to £12. “We have decided to remove the item from sale. It was never our intention to upset or cause offense to any of our customers,” the company posted in a tweet. Read more…