Tag Archives: American Apparel

You Are What You Wear: The Message Behind the Label

Right or wrong, we tend to define ourselves by the products we consume. Buy a pair of red bottomed shoes, and you’ve just bought success. Brand images are the thoughts, feelings, and attributes, etc., one associates with a brand, such … Continue reading

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What I want for Christmas? I thought you’d never ask!

Marc by Marc Jacobs Madder Carmine Multi Cosmetic Bag, $78 and Large Zip Around Wallet, $262; Sephora Collection Sequined Lip Clutch, $22; Amelia Wool Cloche; Chanel Vintage 2.55 quilted bag; A roller skate charm for my charm bracelet; Seychelles Bismuth Bootie, $94.95; Designers … Continue reading

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When Fashion and the Law Collide: American Apparel (Again)

  American Apparel, the largest garment manufacturer in the U.S., and “arguably the most vocal” in speaking up against U.S. immigration policies, is terminating about 1,500 employees at its Los Angeles factory, because they were unable to prove their immigration status … Continue reading

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When Fashion and the Law Collide: Salacious Obscenities

One visit to the American Apparel website, and it’s clear that they aren’t just selling T-shirts (that I so adore). Adolescent-looking models, with dear caught in headlights expressions, in “come hither” poses, are like, well, the retailers trademark. And nipples are … Continue reading

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Spotted: From Cover Girl to Flyy Girl

  It is old news that Keri Hilson is covering the current issue of Complex mag. But, what you didn’t know, is that I have the very same American Apparel bodysuit, bought while I was on vacation in Miami in June. And, … Continue reading

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My Love Affair with Pixie Market

 My heart belongs to American Apparel. Their 2% spandex really tickles my fancy. But my adrenaline starts to rush every time lay eyes on Pixie Market. Studded, mesh leotards!  Exposed zippers. Leggings. Hooded dresses with shoulder pads! The Their styles … Continue reading

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Biker Shorts!

Fashion forecasters weren’t lying when they said that the eighties are back, baby! I had tons of biker shorts in elementary school. These American Apparel biker shorts are sure to find themselves in my rotation. In black, of course.

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