• Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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Parents protest over Tokyo school’s plan to introduce Armani uniforms

Italian designer Giorgio Armani. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

By: Keerthi Mohan

A Tokyo school’s decision to introduce Armani uniforms has not gone down well with parents, who question why such a luxury brand has been picked for an elementary school uniform. According to reports, the school located in upscale Ginza district wants to introduce uniforms made by Italian luxury label Giorgio Armani. Each uniform would cost more than 80,000 yen (£525). Quite a number of parents have complained saying it was unaffordable. “This shouldn’t have been about designer brands or tradition. The officials should have thought about the children and made a decision after holding discussions,” one parent told national broadcaster…

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