Vandal Puts Words In Eva's Mouth

Over the weekend, someone added a speech bubble to the giant Calvin Klein billboard on Houston St. in New York, where Eva Mendes currently holds court in a pair of jeans and little else. A tipster snapped a photo. » 8/10/09 1:40pm 8/10/09 1:40pm

A Letter To American Apparel's Latest Spokesbottom, "Kristen"

Dear Kristen, You have a nice ass. I could have probably inferred that fact by simply getting stuck in certain positions a crowded subway car with you, or walking behind you on a summer's day, but thanks to the new American Apparel Youtube video I know exactly how firm it looks when you lean down and wave it around as… » 1/31/08 2:00pm 1/31/08 2:00pm

If You Go To Work For American Apparel, Can You Really Expect Dov…

Just when you thought a day could not pass without a post on American Apparel, the best worst company in America, we get this alarming tidbit courtesy the New York Post: one of the sexual harassment cases against chronic masturbating abusive perv-with-a-heart-of-gold-lame-leggings American Apparel founder/CEO Dov… » 1/08/08 12:30pm 1/08/08 12:30pm

"I Went Home, Grabbed Some Spraypaint, Took The Train Back And Waited…

I'm still a little bitter over the months I spent making $9 an hour clearing out their dressing rooms, but I have to credit the ethically exploitative, generically-trendhumping corporate paradox that is American Apparel for its ceaseless bloggy news flow. Just last week, the company ran a New York Times ad advocating… » 12/28/07 1:30pm 12/28/07 1:30pm

American Apparel Ads: Sexy Or Sexist?



The giant billboard ad for American Apparel on Houston Street in NYC—of a woman wearing only tights, bent over, legs spread—was defaced this week when someone spray painted "Gee, I wonder why women get raped?" Initially we were all, "Misogyny!" But after further consideration, and noticing that this graffiti actually has … » 10/26/07 12:30pm 10/26/07 12:30pm