“ Next came jeggings — the denim-spandex blend that became popular as American Apparel crashed and burned — and then athleisure, which took the process of “liberating” the female figure from the ill-fitting stiffness of denim to its conclusion. Show More Summary
The clothing chain is said to be exploring a sale six months after it came out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. [ more › ]
These are the stories making headlines on Friday.Get Kate Middleton's Issa engagement dress for less than $150Are you still lusting after that blue dress six years later? Issa's former creative director, Daniella Helayel, is teaming up with UK high street retailer Monsoon for a new... Continue reading
Things are never dull over at American Apparel. Earlier this week, the New York Post reported that the company, which has prided itself on Made in L.A. merchandise, could be moving operations out of California because of the state's impending minimum-wage hike, and relocating somewhere in the South. Then Women's ... More »
These are the stories making headlines on Thursday.American Apparel is exploring a saleIt's been six months since American Apparel emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and now the Los Angeles-based retailer is looking for a buyer, according to sources. The brand has paired up... Continue reading
After tunneling its way out of bankruptcy earlier this year, the still-struggling American Apparel is now reportedly seeking out an appropriate buyer. Read more...
Possibly to North Carolina and Tennessee. [ more › ]
The average American family spends $1,700 on clothes annually. With that kind of money going out the door, you want your apparel to last. Luckily, with just a few common household items, you can save your threads for another season. To...Show More Summary
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...