Lacoste Replace Their Iconic Crocodile Logo With Endangered Species, And People Are Not Happy About It


Few logos are recognized as wide as the iconic Lacoste crocodile, but the clothing company decided to change it. Temporarily. The French retailer has released a limited collection of white polo shirts, which, instead of the iconic crocodile, feature 10 endangered species. And even though the entire lineup has already been sold out, people are having mixed emotions about the campaign.

Program Save Our Species is a collaboration between Lacoste and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). As part of it, the clothing brand unveiled an exclusive lineup of t-shirts during the Paris Fashion Week. The collection consists of only 1,775 items that show 10 endangered species instead of its original logo. The number of shirts produced for each series corresponds to the remaining quantity of the species left in nature. These include the Vaquita dolphin, Burmese roofed turtle, Northern sportive lemur, Javan rhino, Cao Vit gibbon, Kakapo parrot, California condor, the Saola, Sumatran tiger, and the Anegada ground iguana.

Despite its effort to raise awareness about these animals, some people call out Lacoste for…

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