Posts tagged "american apparel"

American Apparel To Finally Sell Clothes Instead Of Vaginas

American Apparel, your one-stop shop for mesh bralettes and pants marketed to adult women but sized for children, is having an image crisis. Disgraced CEO Dov Charney is a proven…

Megan Reynolds | June 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm

The Marines Are Testing Female Soldiers For Front Lines

Women in combat, frats being fratty(terrible) and so much more. …

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 20, 2015 - 6:30 pm

American Apparel Ad Banned For Showing Underage-Looking Model In A Thong

I dunno, I think the ad campaign featuring exposed asshole was worse, but that’s just me.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 18, 2015 - 5:35 pm

Oh Shit: To Celebrate Independence Day, American Apparel Posted A Picture Of The Challenger Disaster On Tumblr

Just when you thought American Apparel was pushing limits via racy ads with exposed buttholes and mannequins with pubic hair, they go and cross that line one more time for their biggest…

Katie Oldenburg | July 7, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Creepster Dov Charney Fired From American Apparel

Dov Charney is out at American Apparel (finally). The board of directors voted last night to oust him as CEO and president of the clothing line that he himself…

Jessica Wakeman | June 19, 2014 - 11:00 am

Forget Bush, American Apparel Experiments With Exposed Butthole (NSFW)

Hi there, American ApparelI was prepared to defend your bush mannequin and I was responding really positively, as Tim Gunn would say, to your 62-year-old lingerie model. But then you

Ami Angelowicz | February 1, 2014 - 9:00 am

American Apparel’s Latest Lingerie Model Is A Gorgeous, Grey-Haired 62-Year-Old

American Apparel’s latest lingerie model is gorgeous, standing at six-feet tall with long hair and beautiful full lips.

She is also 62.

Jacky O’Shaughnessey is modeling

Jessica Wakeman | January 30, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Making Fun Of Hipsters: It Just Never Gets Old

There’s a dark period in my life that I don’t walk about very much. It’s the time when I lived in a Brooklyn neighborhood called Bushwick. You’ve probably seen it…

Jessica Wakeman | January 17, 2014 - 3:30 pm

American Apparel Store Mannequins Have Pubic Hair Now (At Least This One Does)

Look, American Apparel has done something I actually like! No, not that ridiculous nerd glasses/high-waisted panties/knee socks outfit — I’m talking about the hairy bush poking through the edges of…

Jessica Wakeman | January 16, 2014 - 3:30 pm

American Apparel’s “Period Power” Shirt Is Almost Too NSFW To Show You

But I will. After the jump. With ample warning that it is very NSFW. And bloody. So, you know, if you click onward, don’t blame me if you hate what you see.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2013 - 1:48 pm

American Apparel Finally Hired An Adult To Star In Its Ads

Meet Jacky. She’s the newest American Apparel model, and someone who is solidly outside of its 15 to 30 demographic. We’re not sure how old Jacky is, but it’s safe…

Julie Gerstein | July 3, 2012 - 10:40 am

American Apparel Gets A Warning From British Censors

American Apparel has made a pretty penny on the backs of its risque marketing campaigns, which feature barely clad “real” models in all sorts of sexy poses and situations. But…

Julie Gerstein | April 5, 2012 - 8:30 am

Judge Tosses “Sex Slave” Lawsuit Against American Apparel’s Dov Charney

Dov Charney’s hipster skeezbaggery is well-documented. However, a Brooklyn judge has tossed a $260 million lawsuit against the American Apparel CEO — brought by a former worker who said…

Jessica Wakeman | March 23, 2012 - 9:20 am

Debate This: Would It Be Wrong To Buy My Dog An American Apparel Hoodie?

Amelia: Eek! American Apparel has dog hoodies now!

Jessica: Amelia, no.

Amelia: What? Lucca gets cold sometimes during the winter and these are only $16!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 17, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Dov Charney Describes His Sexual Harassment Charges Thusly: “I Like To Fool Around With Girls”

“It’s getting strange, you know? Things are strange. Like, at our company, we’re all about gay rights–everyone’s sexuality is human. But, there’s still the conservatives, the scared people, just looking…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2011 - 12:40 pm

American Apparel’s Publicist Allegedly Sold A Major Tell-All Book With A Publicity Campaign That Involves A Bunch of Lies

Here’s a completely revolutionary idea: Work for nightmarish overlords of institutions people are fascinated by, and then put the experience into a book about how it’s actually worse than everyone…'s The Cut | November 19, 2011 - 3:30 pm

American Apparel Advertises Shoes With A Foot Up The Butt

American Apparel’s print ads for their shoes show one going up a woman’s taut, slightly arching butt, as well as a man’s hands pulling up a woman’s dress from behind…

Jessica Wakeman | November 10, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Is The Feud Between Nancy Upton And American Apparel Really Over?

Remember when American Apparel held a contest to publicize its new plus-size range of fashions, and provocative and outspoken American Apparel critic Nancy Upton won? Upton was offended by the…

Julie Gerstein | October 11, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Embarrassed American Apparel Agrees To Meet With Nancy Upton, Plus-Size Model Contest Winner

Earlier this week, we enjoyed a delightful “open letter” from Iris Alonzo, creative director of American Apparel, to Nancy Upton, the Dallas woman who won the company’s plus-size model contest…

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2011 - 4:20 pm

American Apparel’s Lame Open Letter To Nancy Upton, Plus-Size Model Contest Winner

Last week, we became enamored with Nancy Upton, a Dallas woman in the #1 spot for American Apparel’s plus-size model contest. The company asked bootylicious girls ages 18+ to send…

Jessica Wakeman | September 14, 2011 - 1:20 pm
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