Abercrombie Declares 'Unnatural' Hairstyles Like, Totally Unacceptable

Last week, Abercrombie announced to its army of cologne-encrusted employees a new crackdown in the company's oft ridiculed appearance guidelines. Gone are the days of creative coiffage, of chunky highlights and ombres; now any and all haircuts and styles must appear "natural" or else you run the risk of getting punched… » 9/05/13 2:15pm 9/05/13 2:15pm

Abercrombie's French Stores Accused of Le Discrimination

For years, Abercrombie & Fitch's hiring practices have been under scrutiny. And now, France’s official human rights watchdog organization has set its sights on the retailer, launching an investigation. » 7/25/13 3:30pm 7/25/13 3:30pm

Abercrombie Doesn't Want Gross Fat People Wearing Their Clothes

The good folks at Abercrombie & Fitch, it appears, have so little interest in taking fat people's money, they don't even make women's sizes above L or pants above a size 10. Because, you know, why would they? Think of what it would do for the brand! Everybody knows that fat people are all dowdy frumps with no fashion… » 5/03/13 6:20pm 5/03/13 6:20pm

No, Abercrombie Isn't Selling 'N***** Brown' Pants

We received multiple tips today with links to an online store that calls itself the Abercrombie & Fitch Outlet, to a product in the store called "N***** Brown Pants." Using a racial slur as a youthful, carefree, and edgy touch in a product name would be a totally fucked up, racist thing for Abercrombie to do — if the site … » 3/22/12 4:45pm 3/22/12 4:45pm

Some Women Feel Uncomfortable Buying From Pretty Sales Associates

You know the place: That boutique that has really fun fashion — great jewelry, cool shoes — and would — or should — be a joy to shop. Except the women who work there are so beautiful. Too beautiful? » 8/19/09 3:40pm 8/19/09 3:40pm

Banished Employee, Others Speak Out Against Abercrombie's Awfulness

Riam Dean, the Abercrombie & Fitch employee who was sent to the stockroom because her prosthetic arm violated the store's "Look Policy," is suing for £20,000. Her mom and a fellow ex-Abercrombie employee e-mailed us about Abercrombie's discrimination. » 6/24/09 12:40pm 6/24/09 12:40pm

Juliette Lewis's Strange Career Trajectory From Crooner To Clothing…

  • Juliette Lewis and her band, The Licks, are the new face of Costume National's spring advertising campaign. We'd much prefer it if the brand was being shilled by the rap group "Tha Liks," also known as "Tha Alkaholiks," but whatev. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Gayest item ever: Anderson Cooper, the fragrance. Brought to you by Tom…
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