For some reason, the Obama administration was having a debate over apparel while Americans were fighting for their lives in Benghazi, Libya. Rep....
It's no secret that Americans don't want to buy clothes. That fact keeps proving itself to be true: for the month of May, consulting firm Conlumino notes that once again, apparel sales dropped off by 2.4%. However, Neil Saunders, CEO...Show More Summary
The U.S. clothing industry is a multi-billion dollar industry, but for the millions of Americans with disabilities and their families, a lack of options in the apparel industry presents daily challenges. Now researchers from the University of Missouri are looking at the relationship between apparel and marginalization for people with disabilities. Show More Summary
Just in time for Pride month, retailer American Apparel has launched a line of "Make America Gay Again" items aimed mocking presumptive GOP...
Putting a tongue-in-cheek twist on Donald Trump's favorite catchphrase, American Apparel wants to make America gay again... with a colorful LGBT Pride Month line. The Los Angeles-based clothing retailer on Monday introduced new T-shirts,...Show More Summary
Celebrating Pride month and taking a stab at Donald Trump’s infamous “Make America Great Again” slogan in the process, American Apparel has teamed up with Human Rights Campaign and the Ally Coalition for its special Pride ’16 capsule collection. The drop comprises tees, tanks and totes, as well as a not-too-dissimilar red dad cap emblazoned […]
These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday. Serena Williams covers Glamour’s July issueIn the latest issue of Glamour magazine, tennis legend and part-time Beyoncé music video star Serena Williams dishes about her career, desire to raise a family, and the wage gap in... Continue reading
American Apparel launches Pride '16 collection of "Make America Gay Again" products.
American Apparel has joined forces with Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and The Ally Coalition to launch “Make America Gay Again” in support of LGBT equality. Available now, American Apparel’s new line will feature phrases including “Make America G… Read The post American Apparel Launches ‘Make America Gay Again’ LGBT Equality Campaign: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
Today, HRC, The Ally Coalition (TAC) and American Apparel have launched the “Make America Gay Again” and “Make America LGBTQ Again” campaign to raise awareness for LGBTQ equality. The campaign features a limited-edition tank top and t-shirt, which includes the phrases “Make America Gay Again” and “Make America LGBTQ Again”. Show More Summary
Debra Messing strikes a pose alongside designer Christian Siriano on the red carpet while attending the American Apparel & Footwear Association’s 2016 American Image Awards held on Tuesday (May 24) in New York City. The 47-year-old actress was joined by Dr. Mike (aka Mikhail Varshavski), Orange Is The New Black‘s Jackie Cruz, as well as [...]
It’s a miracle. American Eagle Outfitters reported a spectacular first quarter in contrast to other teen apparel retailers that are failing and closing their doors. It may be good locations but I think it is also good merchandising and excellent marketing that sets this company apart. American Eagle reported first quarter [...]
Gap is falling apart. The apparel company reported yet another quarter of dismal results, for both the parent company and subsidiaries Banana Republic and Old Navy. For the first quarter of fiscal 2016, Gap Inc.'s comparable sales were down 5%, compared to down 4% this time last year. Gap Inc. Show More Summary
American Giant is on a mission to bring manufacturing back to the US, one clothing item at a time. The apparel company that created what New York Times technology columnist Farhad Manjoo once dubbed the "greatest hoodie ever made" has...Show More Summary
American Apparel is soliciting ideas through a crowdsourcing campaign for products that are made in the U.S. The Los Angeles-based company, which recently announced that it might start outsourcing some manufacturing to another U.S. clothing maker, is asking vendors to submit proposals for U.S.-made...
Teen retailer Aeropostale, a company once seen as a competitor to Abercrombie & Fitch, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, listing assets of $354 million and liabilities of $390 million. The company experienced an atrocious fiscal 2015,...Show More Summary
The General Brotherhood of American Apparel Workers (GBWAA), a union for garment workers at American Apparel’s southern California manufacturing facilities—one of which, its downtown Los Angeles location, is the largest garment-making...Show More Summary
Under Armour is a popular American athletic apparel brand that sells clothing athletes and struggle-athletes love. Uncle Martian is not...yet. Read more...
Dov Charney, the founder of American Apparel, is eyeing South-Central Los Angeles as the site of his new apparel company. Charney, who was ousted from American Apparel in 2014, said downtown Los Angeles has become too expensive to start a business. He said he'd rather be in a place with more diversity...
Last week, American Apparel CEO Paula Schneider announced a round of layoffs as a part of a manufacturing “redesign” for the struggling company, which recently emerged from bankruptcy; she also hinted that the company may begin outsourcing the manufacturing of some garments to other parts of the country. Show More Summary