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Kenneth Cole Pranked With #Cairo Decal In Store Window (PHOTOS)


First Posted: 02/04/2011 1:28 pm Updated: 05/25/2011 6:30 pm

After yesterday's brouhaha--in which Kenneth Cole invoked the Egyptian uprising to promote his new spring collection on Twitter, followed by a Facebook apology --it seemed unlikely that the label would want to call any more attention to this epic PR fail. (A hilarious satirical Twitter handle @KennethColePR was created in response.)

But San Francisco residents saw this in some store windows last night (via BoingBoing) and were outraged

(From Flickr: mikest)
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Caption: Walking around SOMA, we find this little gem. Stay classy Kennith Cole.

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Mashable confirmed with Kenneth Cole's real PR people that it was indeed a prank.

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