For breathing new life into U.S. apparel manufacturing. During the autumn harvest season of 2013, a white-haired cotton farmer named Jerry Hamill received a gift in the mail: a hooded sweatshirt. Normally, he wouldn't have thought much of that—sweat clothes aren't an important part of his wardrobe—but this looked like a different class of garment. Show More Summary
Last month American Apparel, the company where ousted founder Dov Charney was more than once accused of sexual improprieties, decided to update its rules on workplace relationships. In January, after Paula Schneider was named to the CEO job, the company issued a new code of conduct that was roughly four times as long as its previous code. Show More Summary
Paula Schneider is transforming a “wild, wild West” culture to one of discipline, while working to maintain a customer base that is “a little rebel.”
California brand HUF has just recently released delivery one of its new spring collection. For a series of looks, the label has linked with American artist and long-time friend of the brand Todd Francis. The limited edition lineup features… The post HUF Spring 2015 Delivery 1 Apparel appeared first on Highsnobiety.
He's been taking meetings.
Dov Charney is still trying to get back together with American Apparel. Women's Wear Daily reports that Charney has had conversations with American Eagle Outfitters chairman and SB Capital Group head Jay Schottenstein, among others, in an attempt to regain his foothold at the company. Charney, who is still a... More »
Poor, poor, poor American Apparel. Yes, pity is the worst thing to be on the receiving end of when you've just gone through a dramatic breakup, but it's hard not to feel empathetic for the suffering clothing company. They've got an ex-boyfriend, you see, who will just not fuck off. Read more...
Forever harking back to bygone times, Japanese menswear label NEIGHBORHOOD drops an ambitious four-part collection for Spring/Summer 2015. Channeling the spirit of American military apparel (“The Camp-Any”), upper class bike racing… The post NEIGHBORHOOD Spring/Summer 2015 lookbook appeared first on Highsnobiety.
It’s a tough time to be an old-school retail company. This past summer, I was walking around Chicago with a realtor. We were looking for popup spaces in Lincoln Park for Ministry of Supply, and she pointed out an American Apparel. “They’re not doing well,” she whispered. “That space may become available.” Six months later, Warby Parker moved in. Read More
Paula Schneider is less than two weeks into her tenure as CEO of American Apparel, but she’s already set about correcting years of missteps by the clothing chain’s infamous founder Dov Charney. “We’ve made great progress literally in the last 10 days,” she said, speaking to Forbes from the company’s Los Angeles base following an […]
Forged, a San Diego-based apparel and accessories brand founded by two Navy SEALs in 2007, will be selling official movie merchandise linked to the film "American Sniper," the label announced late last week.
It's not a coincidence that American Apparel is gluing pubes on its mannequins. Bare is out, and hair is in
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Sophie posed for pictures on the red carpet wearing an American Apparel jumpsuit. With her hair braided to the side, she finished out the look with Maithili Kabre earrings, a slim belt and Christian Louboutin pumps. While the creases...Show More Summary
Tokyo-based website, Neojaponisme, highlight this unusual story. During the ’70s and ’80s, Japanese apparel giant Onward held the licenses for a selection of classic American labels in the Ivy tradition, including J.Press, “a favorite… The post Neojaponisme Tell the Story of Murakami Haruki for J.Press Japan appeared first on Selectism.
Retailer American Apparel has announced a new code of ethics. The move comes, not coincidentally, just a month after the board sacked controversial CEO and founder Dov Charney. Charney had been at the centre of a string of employee sexual harassment suits. And the new code contains — again, not coincidentally — a substantial section […]
Quirky retailer denies anything is amiss, but a cash crunch would add to its mounting woes.
(Reuters) - Teen apparel retailers American Eagle Outfitters Inc and Aeropostale Inc raised their estimates for the holiday shopping quarter as margins improved due to fewer discounts. American Eagle said on Thursday it now expected fourth-quarter earnings of 32-34 cents per share, up from its previous forecast of 30-33 cents. Show More Summary