American Apparel
  • American Apparel Through the Years

    An American Apparel ad from 2005. American Apparel's advertisements have become infamous for capturing young models in moments of vulnerable sensuality in seemingly causal situations. It's what company CEO Dov Charney called "our look." Watch the exclusive interview with Charney on "Nightline" on April 27 at 11:35 p.m. ET/PT.
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  • American Apparel Through the Years

    An American Apparel ad from 2006. While these suggestive POLAROID-esqe ads have come under fire from critics, they have also put Charney and American Apparel at the heart of debate in the fashion industry about what might be too sexy and too young.
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  • American Apparel Through the Years

    An American Apparel ad from 2007. Company CEO Dov Charney told "Nightline" anchor Terry Moran, "The problem is that in the whole fashion world, they are taking very young girls and making them look older and it's completely contrived." Charney said, unlike other brands, American Apparel models don't wear pounds of make-up.
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  • American Apparel Through the Years

    An American Apparel ad from 2008. Company CEO Dov Charney told "Nightline" his advertisements reflect "the natural beauty." "This person looks like a girl you would meet. She looks like our customer," he told "Nightline" anchor Terry Moran.
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  • American Apparel Through the Years

    An American Apparel ad from 2010. Although their advertisements have gotten a lot of flack for showing young girls in racy poses, they seem to be working. American Apparel earns roughly $500 million in annual revenue.
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  • American Apparel Through the Years

    An American Apparel ad from April 2012. American Apparel, which Charney founded at age 20 in 1989, makes clothes, not overseas in Asia, but at his 800,000-square-foot factory in Los Angeles. Roughly 3,000 people work there. "We weave, we buy it, this is pure America," CEO Dov Charney said.
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