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American Apparel is an industrial revolution.
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American Apparel is a leading
basics brand for people of all
ages, with both wholesale and
retail divisions globally.

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What We Do
American Apparel uses a vertically integrated business model which minimizes the use of sub-contractors and offshore labor. Knitting, dyeing, sewing, photography, marketing distribution and design all happen in our Los Angeles facilities.

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Legalize LA
We've always felt strongly about the subject of immigration. Even as early as 2003, we were running ads and putting up billboards calling for immigration reform.

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Legalize Gay
With many of our employees and customers identifying as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered, we emphatically support the protection of gay rights and oppose Proposition 8.

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Environmental Initiatives
American Apparel examines each part of its production process and implements ways to reuse, recycle and diminish its ecological footprint on the earth.

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Our Organic Products
At American Apparel we want to do everything we can to contribute to a clean and healthy environment. By creating organic products, our business minimizes its impact on the environment.

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Our Recent Causes:
Because we manufacture in the USA, we were able to distribute more than 50,000 garments to variety of Haitian relief groups within hours of the earthquake. Our employees at the factory boxed up socks, shorts, shirts and blankets which our shipping arm, Fresh Air, delivered to the Port of LA and to container ships off the coast of Florida for direct shipment into Port au Prince.
Meet Dov Charney
American Apparel founder and Chief Executive Officer Dov Charney is one of fashion's leading innovators.

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Dov Charney
American Apparel is a company concerned with human factors and our primary target market is young adults.

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Our Workers
Clothing manufacturing is a very tough job, but we've always tried to do things differently.

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Best Fitting Pants
One day I walked into one of your NYC stores to check out the merchandise. I honestly had my doubts about the name "American Apparel" ... is there rea...
At the End of the Day
At the end of the day, American Apparel puts out quality product, and despite all of the crazy stuff and copies of Butt magazine, you do make some bas...
You Rock
How refreshing to finally find some good clothes made in the USA. It is a shame that I had to find your brand on accident on a trip outside the states...
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Investor Relations
American Apparel is a publicly traded company, having completed a merger with Endeavor Acquisition Corp. on December 12, 2007.

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California Transparency
This disclosure is made to provide information to our customers which in turn allow them to make better, more informed choices about the products they buy and the companies they support.