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Office is selling Me Too shoes as work place attire and some people think its disgusting

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- Picture of the 'MeToo' Shoes on sale at Office TRIANGLE NEWS 0203 176 5581 //contact@trianglenews.co.uk IT is a campaign that millions of women around the world have thrown their weight behind. But yesterday, support of the #metoo movement took a slightly odd turn when it was revealed that one shoe brand had inadvertently named a line of high heels after the feminist movement. British shoe shop Office was called out after shoppers discovered a range of stilettos called ?Me Too? on the company?s website. They are available in various shades and are made of leather and suede, costing ?85. Ingrid Stone, who posted about them on Facebook, said: ?Is it just me or is the ?Me Too? name of these shoes from Office a tad awful?? *TRIANGLE NEWS DOES NOT CLAIM ANY COPYRIGHT OR LICENSE IN THE ATTACHED MATERIAL. ANY DOWNLOADING FEES CHARGED BY TRIANGLE NEWS ARE FOR TRIANGLE NEWS SERVICES ONLY, AND DO NOT, NOR ARE THEY INTENDED TO, CONVEY TO THE USER ANY COPYRIGHT OR LICENSE IN THE MATERIAL. BY PUBLISHING THIS MATERIAL , THE USER EXPRESSLY AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND TO HOLD TRIANGLE NEWS HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIMS, DEMANDS, OR CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED IN ANY WAY WITH USER'S PUBLICATION OF THE MATERIAL*

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Facebook user Ingrid Stone noticed that fashion retailer Office was selling shoes labelled as Me Too.

The shoe brand seemed to have inadvertently named a number of their heels after the anti-sexual assault movement, backed by millions around the world.

Is it just me or is the Me Too name of these shoes from Office a tad awful? wrote Ingrid on her page.

The British shoe shop was called out by other shoppers who discovered a range of stilettos called Me Too on the companys website.

They are available in various shades and are made of leather and suede, costing £85.

- Picture of tweets in response to the 'MeToo' Shoes on sale at Office TRIANGLE NEWS 0203 176 5581 //contact@trianglenews.co.uk IT is a campaign that millions of women around the world have thrown their weight behind. But yesterday, support of the #metoo movement took a slightly odd turn when it was revealed that one shoe brand had inadvertently named a line of high heels after the feminist movement. British shoe shop Office was called out after shoppers discovered a range of stilettos called ?Me Too? on the company?s website. They are available in various shades and are made of leather and suede, costing ?85. Ingrid Stone, who posted about them on Facebook, said: ?Is it just me or is the ?Me Too? name of these shoes from Office a tad awful?? *TRIANGLE NEWS DOES NOT CLAIM ANY COPYRIGHT OR LICENSE IN THE ATTACHED MATERIAL. ANY DOWNLOADING FEES CHARGED BY TRIANGLE NEWS ARE FOR TRIANGLE NEWS SERVICES ONLY, AND DO NOT, NOR ARE THEY INTENDED TO, CONVEY TO THE USER ANY COPYRIGHT OR LICENSE IN THE MATERIAL. BY PUBLISHING THIS MATERIAL , THE USER EXPRESSLY AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND TO HOLD TRIANGLE NEWS HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIMS, DEMANDS, OR CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED IN ANY WAY WITH USER'S PUBLICATION OF THE MATERIAL*

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Ingrids followers expressed the same outrage at the shoes, calling it disgusting and dreadful.

One user wrote: This is beyond bad, bad taste and (is) commercially capitalising on something that should not be commercially capitalised upon and more.

One person called up the brand to ask why the shoes have been named after the insensitive topic.

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Just called customer services, she wrote. Finally got through to speak to someone directly to register my extreme disquiet. Its a shocker this one. Should carry a trigger warning.

The shoes are still available for sale with the same description. It is unclear whether the shoes predate the movement nor if it was done inadvertently.

We have contacted Office for comment and will update the article if they reply.

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The news comes after we previously reported the #MeToo movement has caused a shift in attitude towards sexual assault.

Research by gender equality organisation the Fawcett Society found that over half of young people between 18-34 say they are now more likely to speak up against sexual harassment, including 58% of young men.

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