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American Apparel Ad Is A Bit More Than Titillating

  • B&T, Wednesday, March 26, 2014 8 AM

American Apparel ads typically use a "girl next door" eroticism to tout the brand. But a new print ad refers indirectly to the fact that its products are made in the U.S., not sweatshops, by featuring a topless Bangladeshi-American woman and the text "Made in Bangladesh." Responses have been mixed. “It's a shame to see such an ethically sound company objectifying women like this,” said a Twitter user.

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