American Apparel FlipFlops, Flapped

American Apparel FlipFlops, Flapped

We’ve obviously taken this American Apparel flipflop thing too far. Jumped the shark, and all that. So why not do another shot while writhing on the floor? Render the blackout a deeper shade of obsidian?

American Apparel Waffles on Flip Flops

American Apparel Waffles on Flip Flops

According to one of our American Apparel moles, the infamous flip flops they were selling, made in Thailand, not by hardworking Mexican imports given fair wages, health benefits and all the Blackberry PDAs they can eat… have been pulled.

American Apparel Responds to Resignation Letter

American Apparel Responds to Resignation Letter

We asked The Consumerist’s resident American Apparel lurker, Weronika Cwir (pictured), what she thought of Laurelle’s resignation letter we posted earlier this week. The letter was written prior to Weronika’s matriculation at the AA school of the future of the now, but she did manage to pen a heartfelt and revealing response that paints a softer side of the vestment micro-giant.

Best Posts Ever, This Week

Best Posts Ever, This Week

How To Get Your Phone Fixed: Make It A Pay Phone. Sweet phreak, just don’t get carried away and start blowing kazoo sounds in like Captain Crunch, that shit doesn’t work anymore.

American Apparel Resignation Letter

American Apparel Resignation Letter

Hot on the heels of news that American Apparel is stocking flip-flops from Thailand, seemingly flying in the face of AA’s commitment to ‘vertically-integrated, sweatshop free goods,’ comes a letter. A resignation letter from an employee from March 2005, who at the time claims to be the most senior Canadian American Apparel employee.

American Apparel Flip Flops Over Human Rights?

American Apparel Flip Flops Over Human Rights?

We have lots of tipsters: free-thinking contraantidisestablishmentarianists at the retail counter slyly noting down their bosses’ every insidious transgression against the American consumer; once soulless fat cats who have rediscovered their humanity, dramatically hurled their baby blood martinis to the floor and written us about the Mephistophelean dealings being made in Corporate America as a sort of moral atonement.

UPDATE: Ugly American Apparel

UPDATE: Ugly American Apparel

Last week, Holly complained about some shoddily constructed American Apparel shirts she bought that disentegrated shortly after purchase.

Ugly American Apparel

How can you hate American Apparel?