Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigSep 16, 2014
The trend-chasing retailer has apologized for selling a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt, but insists the red splotches that look remarkably like bloodstains were not meant to allude to the 1970 national guard shooting. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigJul 27, 2013
You shouldn't have to be good looking to sell clothes, says France's official human rights organization, which is investigating clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 19, 2010
American Apparel, the paradoxical clothing firm that weaves together good labor practices with ridiculous acts of misogyny, is hanging by the proverbial economic thread as its stock plunges to an all-time low and industry experts begin to seriously doubt the company's future. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Marie Cocco / TruthdigOct 28, 2008
My computer will allow a letter to be displayed at a maximum 500 percent of its normal size. That isn't big enough for a capital "H" that conveys the towering hypocrisies of the Sarah Palin political wardrobe malfunction. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 22, 2008
Did the Republican National Committee splash out a staggering $150,000 since early September to get Sarah Palin all spiffed up for the campaign trail? And if she and John McCain don't win the election, does Palin get to keep all those versatile and stylish career separates? Updated Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 29, 2007
Clothing companies and the consumers who buy their products tend to feign ignorance when it's revealed that those products are a bargain because they were made by 10-year-old slaves. That's certainly the case with Gap, which says it was unaware of the sweatshop in New Delhi, India, where children were recently found toiling under deplorable conditions to create clothes bearing the Gap Kids logo. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 11, 2007
In this satirical news brief, the Onion envisions a world where marketing and exploitation meet. What if clothing companies that depend on abusive labor practices were honest about it? Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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