Posts tagged "american apparel"

American Able Photo Series Spoofs Hypersexual American Apparel Ads Using A Disabled Model

Photographer Holly Norris says on her website, “Rarely, if ever, are women with disabilities portrayed in anything other than an asexual manner, for ‘disabled’ bodies are largely perceived as ‘undesirable.’”…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 5, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Are We All Slowly Starting To Dress Like 8-Year-Olds?

Is fashion slowly regressing? Right now, it’s all about the ’90s floral patterns and Kelly Kapowski-esque Keds. We’ve even spotted a few skorts here and there. Now one of the…

Leonora Epstein | April 26, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Riots At the American Apparel Sample Sale

We get that American Apparel’s colorful cotton basics have become staple items in most wardrobes. We also understand that sales can make people a tad crazy. But the scene…

Lily Q | April 5, 2010 - 1:10 pm

What’s The Point Of A Hooded Swimsuit?

American Apparel, purveyor of hipster clothing items that serve questionable purposes, has a new item for summer — a ladies swimsuit … with a hood! This sexy one-piece has a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 22, 2010 - 11:50 am

American Apparel Missed The Memo That Halloween Is Over

This close-up of Andy Kaufman’s face makes this shirt quite possibly the most terrifying garment we’ve ever seen. Wear this to a first date, and we guarantee you will scare…

Leonora Epstein | March 3, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: American Apparel’s Best Butt Contest Is Mercifully Over

American Apparel’s prestigious “Best Bottom In The World” contest has wrapped up, naming a lady (er, we think that’s lady booty) called “Boom Boom” from Santo Domingo the winner.

Jessica Wakeman | March 2, 2010 - 9:30 pm

“ANTM” Gets Some Free American Apparel Ho-Wear

OK, so I don’t know for sure that the model wannabes competing in Cycle 14 of “America’s Next Top Model” are wearing American Apparel, but their monokinis, leotards, and jewel-tone…

Annika Harris | February 16, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Girl Talk: Entering The American Apparel Butt Competition Was Empowering

I laughed (like I’m sure many of us did) when I heard about American Apparel’s “Search for the Best Bottom in the World” competition. I found myself aggravated by the…

Anonymous | February 9, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Has American Apparel Gone Preppy?

Is that … could these really be … American Apparel models? But they’re not wearing plaid, thick glasses, or neon. These boys actually look kind of preppy. And dare we…

Leonora Epstein | January 5, 2010 - 9:15 pm

American Apparel Wants You To Have A Hipster Manicure, Too

American Apparel is not content to simply dress your body, they want to paint your nails too. In addition to their spendy T-shirts and skanky jersey dresses, the store just…

Bianca Posterli | December 17, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Dov Charney Claims Bushy Brows Are Back

The ever-controversial American Apparel CEO, Dov Charney, sent out his latest newsletter to employees with a “helpful” tip regarding current eyebrow aesthetics. Over-tweezing is so yesterday or something, and now…

Erin Flaherty | December 14, 2009 - 3:10 pm

The Girl With The Most Cake

In a new series for his immensely popular high-end street fashion blog, Jak & Jil, photographer Tommy Ton profiles Emily Eisen, first assistant to fashion editor and stylist Nicola Formichetti,…

Susannah Breslin | December 14, 2009 - 12:00 pm

American Apparel And Sesame Street Make Kind Of A Sweet Team

Hipster porn aside, you know you love those shirts. Something else that’s near and dear to your heart? Sesame Street. To commemorate the show’s 40th anniversary, American Apparel sifted through…

Erin Flaherty | October 6, 2009 - 8:20 pm

Has American Apparel Gone Too Far?

American Apparel: the store people either love to hate or hate to love. As for us, we go back and forth, at times comically appalled by its hijinks and shenanigans,…

Leonora Epstein | September 29, 2009 - 1:10 pm

The Inspiration Board: Fame!

The remake of “Fame” comes out in two days and we are getting our spandex ready. Join us after the jump.

Lily Q | September 23, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Slutty Through The Years: The American Apparel Story

American Apparel does smutty ads like no one else. Whether there’s nip involved or just a hint of ass crack, their amateurish photography and mostly naked ladies have been getting…

Lily Q | September 9, 2009 - 2:30 pm

American Apparel Tries To Make Tie Dye Happen

Sure, I had a tie dye kit … when I was 11. But American Apparel’s come up with the idea to sell bottles of dye for $4 so crafty daredevils…

Jessica Wakeman | September 6, 2009 - 11:00 am

American Apparel Ad Banned For Looking Too Much Like Child Porn

The model in these photos is actually 23, but her youthful gaze (what so many women aspire for, apparently!) has gotten another American Apparel ad banned by the UK Advertising…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 2, 2009 - 6:20 pm

What Do You Make Of American Apparel’s “Bag-O-Scraps”?

Most of American Apparel’s shenanigans seem oh-so-cleverly crafted just to elicit laughs from the fashion blogosphere or to make imaginary people look like buffoons (because who buys metallic crop tops…

Leonora Epstein | August 27, 2009 - 3:20 pm

Quick Pic: “Look, Ma! No Hands!”

This American Apparel baby sling looks like it’s either making this kid miserable or just very confused. Either way, he’ll grow up to be painfully hip. Poor thing. [American Apparel]…

Leonora Epstein | August 27, 2009 - 12:50 pm