Perhaps, if Dov Charney weren't a completely creepy, horrifying individual, I could look at any of these ads through a lens other than exploitive. In the lowest common demonitaor, sex sells, but for American Apparel, a company that faces bankrupcy and an endless barrage of lawsuits – the...

April 2012 The Advertisement Standards Authority said at the time, "We told AA not to use similar images which were exploitative of women or that inappropriately sexualized young women in future." American Apparel claimed the images were stuff that "people regularly share with their friends...

It's a powerful model of an extroverted teen who isn't concealing his love of vinyl. We're thrilled to see him get this new platform. Obviously no brand should be giving themselves a pat on the back anytime they feature anyone who isn't the stereotypical model. But it is newsworthy, so that...

Despite the many changes outlined in the turnaround plan, the identity crisis presents a fundamental problem that American Apparel must remedy "as quickly as possible," he wrote. "Without a distinct identity, we fear American Apparel will simply remain lost in the murkiness of the teen...

? DM: This is actually a concept that was devised by the New York display team for American Apparel. Every region and every district has a display team and they decide the concept they want to go with. It was approved by other people that are in charge of the company as a whole, but every...

Cool little dudes, wearing American Apparel, doing some rad moves. You can only wish you were as slick as renowned breakdancers Jalen Testerman and Lil Demon when you were that age. I'm the Editor of Rogue and, along with some special contributors, I'll be trying to bring you the best from...

LOS ANGELES, United States — Teen apparel retailer American Apparel Llc is laying off hundreds of workers as it overhauls its production process, which could include outsourcing part of its production to another US manufacturer, the Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday. "If we do decide to...

Opening the day was American Apparel 's hotly anticipated Factory Flea Market, where shoppers got to scour discounted and discontinued merchandise from the Los Angeles-based retailer. The event has added Austin to its list of targeted cities for the third year in a row, bringing more than...

Head American Apparel creepster Dov Charney has finished his reign of terror on teen spandex model wannabes. He's been officially fired from the company he founded, reports WWD. Charney was forced into a consultant role earlier this year following an investigation into his alleged misconduct...

Luis Venegas' teen magazine (named after the eponymous 1989 track by Debbie Gibson)... a trashy "magateen" that claims to celebrate "the magnifi cent vitality, energy and power of young male adulthood". Shoppers can buy the spring/summer 2011 issue of EY online and when they do they...

 

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