With American Apparel coming back from bankruptcy without their famed founder and the meteoric rise of the city’s most beloved label, Band of Outsiders, many are wondering what’s next for a style known mostly as California Cool and the elevated elegance that gave those two aforementioned brands their wings for the better part of a decade. A crop of up-and-comers, howeve...
American manufacturing is seeing a growing resurgence. While some retail companies like American Apparel have long produced products on U.S. soil, a new breed of companies are seeking to take advantage of American ingenuity and manufacturing prowess to produce high quality products locally. Show More Summary
Layoffs. Protests. Bankruptcy. Restructuring. Here's how Paula Schneider is attempting to lead this infamous L.A. basics brand forward. Everything seems normal as we approach American Apparel's seven-story factory and corporate headquarters in downtown Los Angeles. Show More Summary
American Apparel products have been spotted at the Trump merch table at the Republic Nation Convention. [ more › ]
Women’s Wear Daily recently spotted some Trump campaign merchandise at the Republican National Convention with American Apparel labels. This struck many as odd, since American Apparel has marketed itself on liberal values; additionally,...Show More Summary
It's not uncommon to see an American Apparel label inside mainstream merchandise; who doesn't have an old concert tee or a shirt from a sorority event lying around bearing the AA logo? For that reason, many might not raise an eyebrow at Donald Trump's decision to produce his campaign merchandise... Continue reading
The MLB All-Star Game is here, and you can celebrate your team's best players with the latest gear from the SB Nation sports shop! The 2016 MLB All-Star Game is just hours away, as the American League and National League face off in a game that actually carries meaning, unlike many professional All-Star games in the other big leagues. Show More Summary
On Sunday in Paris, while Americans have been gearing up to celebrate July 4th, Demna Gvasalia celebrated some of our country's most prized apparel brands, including one Juicy Couture, on the runway.Invited to show for the first time at Paris Couture Week, Vetements debuted a 55-look spring 2017... Continue reading
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 [...]