"Boots on the ground" or not, let's not forget about sandals, pumps and loafers. #Footwear— Kenneth Cole (@KennethCole) September 5, 2013
Twitter was not amused.
For the most part.
It’s not the first time the fashion designer has sparked an uproar over a controversial tweet about a current event. In 2011, Cole apologized for using the Arab Spring to sell its spring fashion collection.