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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

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