Luxury brands factsBrands quiz
Which luxury fashion house manufactured uniforms for SS using slave laborers?
Hugo Boss. In the 1930s, Hugo Boss advertising slogan was a "supplier for National Socialist uniforms since 1924". To meet demand in later years of the war, Boss used about 40 prisoners of war and about 150 forced laborers. In 1946, Hugo Boss was fined a heavy penalty as an activist and beneficiary of National Socialism but his business survived. In 1997, the company appeared in a list of Swiss dormant accounts.
Where is Gucci brand from?
From Italy. Gucci was founded by Guccio Gucci in Florence in 1921. Today, it is the highest-selling Italian brand.
Where is Prada brand from?
From Italy. The company was started in 1913 by Mario Prada and his brother Martino as a leather goods shop in Milan, Italy.