JD Wetherspoon has come out on the side of customers who sport Burberry clothes despite a rival’s decision to ban anyone wearing the fashion label. Some people who wear the brand have been linked with binge drinking and thuggery. Wetherspoon chief executive John Hutson said his wife wore Burberry – not that she is a binge drinker or thug, of course. The Times 04/09/04 page 48 (City Diary) The Daily Telegraph 04/09/04 page 32 (City Diary)