How American Eagle Dodged the Teen Retailer TrapThe School of Fashion at Academy of Art University has chosen eight students to debut their thesis collections at New York Fashion Week. The Spring 2016 show marks the 10th anniversary of the School of Fashion's first showing at New York Fashion Week. "In the decade since our first...
This Is Not The Abercrombie & Fitch You RememberIt's fair to say that Abercrombie & Fitch lost its way in recent years. Somewhere between 1892 and 2015, the retailer went from high-end New York store outfitting the likes of Ernest Hemmingway and John F. Kennedy to targeting teenagers who prefer to shop in the dark
But under the...
Fragrance Of The Week: Abercrombie & Fitch First Instinct
Such was the fate of Abercrombie & Fitch, the brand more famed for its lack of clothes than what hung on its rails. It built a rep as the brand of choice for Zac Efron-alikes, men who cared more about what their polos hugged than the shirts themselves. Menswear's boom brought the brand's...
10 Of The Best Aviator Sunglasses For Men
It might be associated with weird club-like stores and cringeworthy photo-op models, but Abercrombie & Fitch makes a noteworthy pair of aviators.
Here, gold frames are flanked with tortoiseshell arms that give a touch of luxury.
It may be the second entry for Ray-Ban but these...
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Abercrombie & Fitch Hires Brand Presidents
Stacia Andersen, former senior vice president of merchandising of Target Corporation, has been appointed brand president of Abercrombie & Fitch and Abercrombie Kids. Additionally, Kristin Scott has been appointed brand president of Hollister Co,...
Academy of Art University 2016 Graduation Fashion Show Graduates have gone on to such companies as Abercrombie & Fitch, Adidas, Alexander McQueen, Azzedine Alaïa, Banana Republic, BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP, Blanc de Chine, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Corso Como 10, Chloë, Diane von Fürstenberg, Donna Karan, Gap, Kate Spade, Kiton, L.A.M.B., L'Ecole Lesage...
Malls Get Creative to Win Back Customers The few shoppers who remain can point to the spots that once housed Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle and Old Navy — found these days at a glitzy mall down the road in Manchester.
The mall's slow decline has left it the hands of a consortium of banks, which are keen to find a buyer and...
Aéropostale Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Although Aéropostale continues to struggle with falling sales, its rivals such as American Eagle Outfitters Inc and Abercrombie & Fitch Co have managed to turn around their businesses by controlling inventories and responding faster to changing fashion trends.
Established by R.H. Macy's &...
Aeropostale is Being Delisted by the NYSE
Fast fashion outfits like H&M and Forever 21, with more inexpensive clothes, have emerged in recent years to take a growing market share from Aeropostale, Abercrombie & Fitch and American Eagle Outfitters, stores that were once the energy epicenter of malls across the US.
Pacific Sunwear Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Declining mall traffic and competition from fast-fashion retailers and online rivals has hurt sales at many teen apparel retailers, including Aeropostale Inc, Abercrombie & Fitch Co and American Eagle Outfitters Inc.
PacSun operates about 600 stores.
By Yashawini Swamynathan and...
Galeries Lafayette Taps Bjarke Ingels for High-Concept Champs-Élysées Flagship Couples and families carrying shopping bags from Abercrombie & Fitch, Nike and H&M paused to watch the show, while clusters of teens filled the sidewalk. A lively high-street scene? Absolutely. A glimpse of high-end Paris? Not so much.
Much depends on its realisation by Danish architectural...
Tapping Generation Z Intelligence BoF Abercrombie & Fitch, Aéropostale and American Eagle — once sought-after brands among high-school kids in the US — have seen their popularity and profits plummet. Since 2010, Abercrombie & Fitch has closed more than 275 stores, while Aéropostale shuttered over 120 stores in 2014...
American Eagle Dives After Holiday Sales Fall Short of Estimates and Abercrombie & Fitch Co. have seen sales plummet in recent years, hurt by shifting consumer tastes and a decline in mall traffic. With American Eagle, Wall Street had "elevated expectations," according to Cowen & Co. analyst Oliver Chen. That's given the company less margin for error.
FashionBeans Best Dressed Men: 2015
As a former male model (he cut his teeth baring all for American retailer Abercrombie & Fitch in 2002), Dornan knows a thing or two about fashion, moving deftly from off-duty athleisure looks through to tonal smart-casual and full-blown formal ensembles.
He's also a proponent of short...
Abercrombie Executive Angelides Is Fired, Removing CEO ContenderNEW YORK, United States — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. said Christos Angelides, head of its namesake brand, has been fired, eliminating a potential contender to fill the teen retailer's yearlong vacancy at the chief executive officer position.
Fran Horowitz, president of the Hollister brand, will...
Abercrombie Appoints Hollister Brand Chief Its Merchandising Head
Horowitz, 51, joined Abercrombie in October 2014 from women's clothing retailer Ann Inc, where she was the brand president of Ann Taylor Loft.
In her new role, Horowitz will oversee all of Abercrombie's brands and their merchandising, design, inventory management and marketing...
Urban Outfitters to End On-Call Shifts for New York Employees
The company joins retailers Abercrombie & Fitch Co, Gap Inc, and L Brands Inc's Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works in agreeing to end on-call shifts, Schneiderman said in a statement on Wednesday.
Urban Outfitters will end on-call shifts, which require workers to be available for...
American Apparel's Bankruptcy Protection Buys It Time, but Not Much Else Though oft-maligned, American Apparel's attention-grabbing, hypersexualized aura drew in shoppers seeking something on the fringes, pushing the boundaries more than mainstream teen shops such as American Eagle, Aeropostale, or even Abercrombie & Fitch.
Now American Apparel lacks a real...
Academy of Art University Spring 2016 CollectionsOn Friday, September 11th, eight designers from the School of Fashion at Academy of Art University presented their thesis collections at New York Fashion Week. The Spring 2016 show marked the 10th anniversary of the School of Fashion's first showing at New York Fashion Week. For the Spring...
Academy of Art University To Present Spring 2016 Collections During 10th Anniversary Showing at New York Fashion WeekThe School of Fashion at Academy of Art University has chosen eight students to debut their thesis collections at New York Fashion Week. The Spring 2016 show marks the 10th anniversary of the School of Fashion's first showing at New York Fashion Week. "In the decade since our first...