abercrombie and fitch

Culture

Remembering Fierce, the Iconic, Inescapable Abercrombie & Fitch Cologne

Last month, Abercrombie & Fitch announced it would stop spraying its signature scent, Fierce, in stores. To honor the sensual musk's overpowering legacy, we asked millennials to share their fondest memories of the smell.
Amanda Arnold
8.16.17
americas

Hijab-Wearing Potential Hire Wins Discrimination Suit Against Abercrombie & Fitch

The justices ruled 8-1 in favor of Samantha Elauf, who was denied a job by the clothing retailer because she wore a traditional Muslim headscarf to an interview.
Liz Fields
6.1.15
shirtlessness as a way of life

Bruce Weber Made An Insane Short Film About Rob Gronkowski

What happens when the inventor of Abercrombie & Fitch's aesthetic gets together with Rob Gronkowski? If you guessed "shirtlessness," you're on the right track!
David Roth
6.1.15
americas

Abercrombie & Fitch Battles Latest Hijab Discrimination Case in Supreme Court

Samantha Elauf was denied a job at the retail giant for wearing a headscarf, which allegedly violated the company's “look policy.”
Liz Fields
2.25.15
americas

Abercrombie & Fitch to Face Supreme Court Over Hijab Controversy

The US Supreme Court has decided to take up a case in which the teen apparel retailer is accused of not hiring a woman because she was wearing a religious headscarf.
Kayla Ruble
10.8.14
Stuff

In Defense of the Basic Bitch

The much-maligned "Basic Bitch," the drab, bland, corny women with no sense of humor, deserves a reexamination. Without Basics, what would this world even look like? It'd probably be pretty frightening.
Dave Schilling
4.10.14
The Fashion Issue 2013

The Great Lost Expedition Brand

In 1903, during an Arctic mineral-hunting expedition, an geologist by the name of Ben Willis discovered that most clothing doesn’t hold up in 100 mph winds and -60 °F temperatures. Ben returned to New York and started designing garments that could...
John Martin
3.4.13