American Apparel advertisement Cattias. Plain and simple. But do some companies take it too far?
Skip navigation! Story from Politics. We remember how apocalyptic it all seemed when American Apparel's CEO, Dov Charney, came out with those racy ads: hide your children, it's porn stars selling tube socks!
Ohio State University's investigation into head football coach Urban Meyer's handling of domestic abuse allegations against former wide receiver coach Zach Smith is set to conclude this weekend. And a new report on Friday alleged Smith engaged in inappropiate sexual behavior both on university grounds and in the White House. The university said in a statement Friday that the investigation into Meyer and his past actions will finish as scheduled on Sunday, followed by investigators preparing a report to be delivered and reviewed by the university's board of trustees next week.
Wet and messy fetish WAMalso known as sploshingis a form of sexual fetishism whereby a person becomes aroused when copious amounts of a substance are applied to the naked skin, face, or to clothing. Many people with WAM fetishes are drawn to the tactile sensations of wet or messy substances against their skin. Other individuals simply prefer the visual appeal of others getting wet or messy with products that have different textures, consistencies and colours.
If you, like me, have a borderline unhealthy obsession with shopping at Anthropologie, Free People, and Urban Outfitters, try not to freak out: As of today, July 30, URBN—the parent company of said brands—has officially launched a subscription clothing rental service called Nuulywhich will feature the company's "big three," hundreds of other labels like AGOLDE and Paigeas well as up-and-coming designers. When Rent the Runway was born a decade ago, nobody knew how popular clothing rental services would become. URBN did its homework and found that its customers were increasingly interested in using subscription services, but hadn't necessarily utilized it on the apparel side yet.
Over the years, Urban Outfitters, a store aimed at young hipsters and owned by big-time conservative donor Richard Hayne, has managed to offend blacks, Jews, Native Americans, liberals, conservatives, and eating-disorder awareness groups, among others. Here, a look at 15 of Urban Outfitters' biggest controversies:. Shampoo for "suicidal hair" Urban Outfitters decided to pull Peachy Head "Shampoo For Suicidal Hair" from its shelves in April after outraged customers took offense at the bottle seemingly making light of suicide.
Urban Outfitters Inc. Shoppers will be able to select from more than 1, styles from a variety of categories such as denim, dresses, outerwear, and vintage items. Subscribers will be able to wear the clothes as many times as they want.
The suit, filed March 4 by former American Apparel employee Irene Morales, alleges that Charney forced her into a sexual relationship and promised job advancement in return. Charney, 42, founded the Los Angeles-based urban clothing chain in and quickly grew the brand based on its made-in-the-USA claim. Charney has been accused of maintaining a workplace that tolerates sexual harassment, discriminates based on appearance and serves as his personal harem.