This "Hitler" Bag Proves Why Design Matters

    "Idk guys, you kinda can't unsee it at this point."

    Belle Chic, an Arizona-based online clothing store was called out on Twitter for selling a tote bag with a confusing design.

    Some people read it as: "My favorite color is Hitler."

    People immediately started questioning the font chosen for the poorly designed bag.

    @niltiac @hurlarious I assume it's a disastrous font choice for "glitter".

    And pointed out the letter G looked more like an H, which is essentially what caused the confusion and made this problematic.

    They really should've gone for a capital 'G' here

    A woman who claims her sister owns Belle Chic explained it was simply an accident.

    @jamieepage @AndreSobolewski @hurlarious @eligdeon Enough people are seeing it. Perhaps you should tell your sister…

    And they were working on updating the design.

    @Allison_Ivy79 @AndreSobolewski @hurlarious @eligdeon The original design was in no way meant to be anti-Semitic. S…

    Some people came to their defense, saying everyone makes mistakes.

    @jamieepage @Allison_Ivy79 As a graphic artist, I can tell you that MISTAKES happen... also that is one of the most…

    And all publicity is good publicity.

    @bellechicdeals It was free advertisement at least. A mistake with profit.

    Ultimately, Belle Chic apologized via Twitter and Instagram and immediately adjusted the font.

    We are beyond embarrassed about the design of our GLITTER tote bag 🙈 ✨. We replaced it with a new design. Hope yo…

    But some couldn't unsee the messiness.

    @bellechicdeals Idk guys you kinda can't unsee it at this point 🤣😂

    Others just didn't like the bag in the first place.

    @bellechicdeals I guess now it's just a different kind of tacky

    While many argued that glitter isn't even a color ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

    @bellechicdeals Cool but gliiter isnt a color anyway

    Moral of the story: Hire a designer!

    Oh dear. This is why good typography is important!