Cross-dressing laws are rarely, if ever, enforced in American cities today. However, between 1848 and World War I, 45 cities in the United States passed laws against cross-dressing defined as “wearing the apparel of the other sex”. In...Show More Summary
Dov Charney once ran a pioneering clothing company. Now he sleeps on a mattress on a factory floor. At the Guardian, Hadley Freeman digs deeper into the American Apparel founder's downfall and what he hopes will be his resurrection. Fired from American Apparel in 2014 following accusations of sexual misconduct...
American Eagle is our go-to brand for classic, affordable apparel with a trendy edge. The company was originally founded in 1977 as just one store in Novi, MI. Now, there are over a thousand stores that shoppers flock to on a daily basis. Show More Summary
Young Americans may have fallen out of love with yoga pants. The dominant apparel trend of athleisure seems to have reached its peak in the second quarter of 2017. Athleisure is the trend of buying athletic apparel for its unique properties...Show More Summary
It is “sweatshop free,” though.
American Apparel Returns Bringing Back Its Sexy Undies and Lower Prices American Apparel returns with a recently re-launched website and stores to open before the end of the year, plus its prices are expected to drop Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Following a longstanding rough patch, which saw sales consistently declining and the company ultimately filing for bankruptcy, American Apparel was bought out by Gildan towards the end of 2016. Now, however, Gildan is aiming to relaunch the American Apparel website before the current year is up. When recently speaking with Business of Fashion, Gildan’s chief […]
Gildan Activewear Inc. will soon launch a new American Apparel site.
Reviews of MTV2's Shinesty, which follows employees at a clothing company, and Startup season 4, which follows Dov Charney, founder of American Apparel. Read this story »
Reddit user CokeSlurpees had a pretty good weekend when he managed to cop a haul of Supreme T-shirts for just $4 each at his local Kmart. After discovering a pile of American Apparel shirts, sold to Kmart after the brand folded earlier this year, CokeSlurpees probed further and stumbled across the blank Sup pieces in […]
Urban Outfitters might be a titan on the retail landscape, and since the demise of American Apparel (RIP), it’s one of the only mass market retailers with an individualist handwriting. The store has long been a fave among young, hip things for its idiosyncratic mixture of lifestyle with luxury, off-beat in-store aesthetics, and a personality-driven approach […]
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SCANDALOUS! You'd be shocked at how controversial articles of clothing can be. Just consider the following examples... 1. Teens Do It Better In 2011, American Apparel drew criticism for its "Teenagers Do It Better" shirt for its suggestive slogan. Show More Summary
Matthew Townsend, reporting for Bloomberg: But American Apparel’s 2015 bankruptcy wiped out most of his net worth, so where would he get the money? Didn’t his tawdry past of sexual harassment allegations make him radioactive? And shouldn’t American...Show More Summary
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Many mall-based retailers have been crushed over the past few years as mall traffic dried up and consumers bought more products online. Companies like Aeropostale, American Apparel, PacSun, and The Limited all filed for bankruptcy, flooding malls with cheap apparel which hurt the remaining retailers. Show More Summary
For a while there, the future didn’t look so hot for Dov Charney, the ousted American Apparel founder you’ve probably confused for Terry Richardson more than once. After weathering several years of sexual-harassment lawsuits and assault...Show More Summary
Amazon is expected to surpass Macy's to become the biggest apparel seller in the US this year. Read more...
Amazon is expected to surpass Macy's to become the biggest apparel seller in the US this year. While Amazon has dominated overall online sales in the US for years, the site is a relative newcomer to the fashion world. The company's swift...Show More Summary