Posts tagged "american apparel"

Today’s Lady News: Nancy Upton Wins American Apparel’s Plus-Size Model Contest

Nancy Upton, the winner of American Apparel’s plus-size model contest, penned an article about why she spoofed the fat-women-as-pigs stereotype in her submission photos. “[With the contest, t]he company…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Meet Our New BFF, Nancy Upton, The Girl To Beat In American Apparel’s Plus-Size Model Contest

We’ve been only marginally interested in American Apparel’s plus-size model contest, which is open until Sept. 8 for bootylicious gals ages 18+. American Apparel is literally in the news every

Jessica Wakeman | September 7, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Your Ability To Purchase Spandex Body Suits Has Been Preserved

Despite about a million sexual harassment lawsuits and looming bankruptcy, Dov Charney and American Apparel will be able to continue on for a little longer, thanks to a cash infusion.

Julie Gerstein | April 22, 2011 - 6:20 pm

What Can You Really Make Working Retail?

The truth is out: Thanks to a little comparative research by our friends at Brokelyn, we found out what the rates and benefits are for working at some of the…

Julie Gerstein | April 5, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Get FREE American Apparel Today Only

This is no April Fool’s Day prank. American Apparel is giving away several items today only. Find the free items (and others that are 20 to 90 percent off) on…

Annika Harris | April 1, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: More Sex Abuse Claims Against American Apparel’s Dov Charney

Four more women have banded together for a sex abuse lawsuit against Dov Charney, the CEO of American Apparel and noted Creepy McCreeperson. One woman, a former American Apparel…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2011 - 6:40 pm

American Apparel’s New Swimwear Ad Goes Topless

American Apparel’s new swimwear ads are here and—OMG, are those nipples?! Yes, the gratuitously provocative ad department at American Apparel has brought us a topless model for spring. Let’s all…

Jessica Wakeman | February 23, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Such Pretty Colors

American Apparel has just come out with new nail polish colors! G’head, paint the rainbow. [Refinery 29]…

Leonora Epstein | November 16, 2010 - 2:10 pm

The Cutest Mummy Baby You Will Ever See

American Apparel is having a Halloween costume contest, and submissions close today. Regardless of how you feel about the company, the kids’ Halloween costume competition is totally adorable. Take, for…

Susannah Breslin | November 3, 2010 - 12:20 pm

These Are American Apparel’s “Halloween Costumes”

We understand that since American Apparel is having financial troubles, the company might try to get creative with its ways to push merchandise. A product of this is perhaps the…

Leonora Epstein | October 13, 2010 - 5:20 pm

No More Dinette Sets, “The Price Is Right” Now Features American Apparel

No more dinette sets or speedboats for TV game show “The Price is Right.” Now they’re featuring lots of American Apparel clothing for bidding games. How much would you…

Leonora Epstein | September 8, 2010 - 11:50 am

Would You Rather … Star In An American Apparel Ad Or On A Talbots Cover?

Welcome to Would You Rather, a game in which we concoct hypothetical style dilemmas and ask you to choose which option’s worse.

Even though Talbots has gotten a bit…

Leonora Epstein | August 27, 2010 - 11:45 am

If Jezebel Finds American Apparel Ads So Offensive, Why Does It Keep Publishing Them?

On feminist blog Jezebel, contributor and former model Jenna Sauers has made criticizing American Apparel one of her key beats. Yesterday, another American Apparel post by Sauers popped up on…

Susannah Breslin | August 25, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Hipsters, Beware: Your Leader Has Abandoned You

American Apparel CEO Dov Charney is done with hipsters, but it has nothing to do with his company going down the toilet and nearing bankruptcy. Rather, Charney explains, hipsters are…

Leonora Epstein | August 16, 2010 - 2:20 pm

How To Go Casual With Summertime Sexy

American Apparel may be going bankrupt, but recently the retailer’s new styles have been right on the money. Take, for example, this simple jersey tank dress with a sexy scooped…

Leonora Epstein | July 12, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: American Apparel Doesn’t Hire Based On Looks, Says Founder

Dov Charney, embattled American Apparel CEO, wants you to know the condemning internal emails and screen grabs of the company’s intranet are not “evidence” that they hire based on looks.

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Are You Hot Enough To Work For American Apparel?

Wannabe American Apparel employees must have “full body, head-to-toe” photos approved before hiring, according to an investigation by the gossip blog Gawker. Managers send photos to some unknown higher-level employee,…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Is American Apparel Going Curvier?

American Apparel usually favors Ms. Skinny No-Boobs and hip-less hipsters to model its products. However, the retailer may be embracing curvier shapes (and not just in some one-off butt campaign).

Leonora Epstein | June 9, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Summer Must-Have: Short Shorts For Under Your Skirt

I loathe pants. I hate the way they feel, and I hate the way they look on me. This explains why I am such a fan of spring/summer fashion. Come…

Leonora Epstein | May 26, 2010 - 1:20 pm

The End Of American Apparel Is Quite Possibly Near

American Apparel is apparently in some deep financial trouble. The retailer has suffered substantial operating losses and, according to Gawker, is $91 million in debt! Execs are engaged in a…

Leonora Epstein | May 20, 2010 - 6:40 pm