Abercrombie and Fitch wrong

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“Where did I put my tiara?”

Since: Dec 11

Columbus, OH

#1 May 22, 2013
By ABC News
May 15, 2013 9:47am

ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis reports:

Add Kirstie Alley to the list of Abercrombie & Fitch critics who take exception to the company’s refusal to carry clothing in larger sizes.

The Former “Cheers” actress and “Dancing With the Stars” competitor slammed the store Tuesday, telling “Entertainment Tonight” she would “never buy anything from Abercrombie.”

The popular casual-clothing retailer is under fire for filling its shelves with products for the smallest of customers.

Protestors gathered outside the retailer’s Michigan Avenue store in Chicago Monday, outraged about the store’s not carrying clothes in a size 14, the size worn by the average U.S. woman. Plus-size shoppers now make up 67 percent of U.S. consumers.

“It’s body discrimination, and it’s bullying and it encourages bullying,” Cali Lindstrom, a former Abercrombie & Fitch customer, told ABC News.

The backlash is growing online on Twitter and Facebook, and several petitions on Change.org urge people not to shop at Abercrombie & Fitch until the New Albany, Ohio-based retailer starts carrying larger sizes.

One YouTube user started a “Fitch the Homeless Campaign,” asking customers to rebrand the popular retailer by giving their Abercrombie & Fitch clothes to the homeless.

An ABC News report last week revealed that the trendy retailer carries mostly double-zero and extra-small sizes inside its New York City flagship store. There was no clothing for women in sizes larger than a 10, and salespeople at the store confirmed that Abercrombie doesn’t carry XL or XXL sizes for women.

Andrea Neusner and her three daughters are taking more extreme measures to show their dissatisfaction with the retailer. They’re sending every article of clothing they’ve ever bought from the store back to its outspoken and controversial CEO, Mike Jeffries.

MORE: Small Sizes an Overweight Distraction for Abercrombie & Fitch

Jeffries has not commented on the recent controversy but has been forthright in the about not wanting any customers who don’t fit the cool, young and sexy demographic the company targets.

Jeffries gave a 2006 interview to Salon magazine in which he said the store goes after “the attractive, all-American kid … A lot of people don’t belong [in our clothes], and they can’t belong. Are we exclusionary? Absolutely.”

The retailer declined to comment on the protests.

Nicole Patrick, who was among the protestors in Chicago, said she is hurt by the exclusion.

“As a woman who cannot shop in Abercrombie, it’s extremely hurtful to hear that I’m not cool,” she said.“I think I’m really cool and so does my daughter.”

In addition to sending back her children’s clothes, Neusner also wrote a letter to Jeffries explaining her decision.

“My kids have been wearing [Abercrombie & Fitch] clothes for a long time … now we can make an informed choice not to shop there,” she told ABC News.“I didn’t want my kids being walking billboards for them but I didn’t want to throw [the clothes] away. I wanted the company to know how I felt about them.”


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“Where did I put my tiara?”

Since: Dec 11

Columbus, OH

#2 May 22, 2013
I feel discriminated against by Lane Bryant, they have nothing that I can wear. Hubby is protesting the big and tall store as he wanted to purchase a pair of slacks that he liked and they did carry his size.

Disgusted that a store(s) would exclude me and hubby from shopping there.

“Zuzu's Petals”

Since: Sep 10

Bedford Falls

#3 May 22, 2013
Hey, they don't like enlarged democrats. Don't shop there!

“Ludibrium est onus genio”

Since: Dec 11

Planet Earth

#5 May 22, 2013
GlitterSucks wrote:
The Former “Cheers” actress and “Dancing With the Stars” competitor slammed the store Tuesday, telling “Entertainment Tonight” she would “never buy anything from Abercrombie.”
She'd never FIT anything from Ambercrombie... but Dick's Sporting Goods has tents on sale this week.

Seriously, the store sells what it sells... if you don't want what they sell, shop somewhere else.

Since: Apr 13

Hilliard, OH

#6 May 22, 2013
TonyD2 wrote:
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She'd never FIT anything from Ambercrombie... but Dick's Sporting Goods has tents on sale this week.
Seriously, the store sells what it sells... if you don't want what they sell, shop somewhere else.
Ah, but in 21st century America the biggest "right" is to feel discriminated against to the point of running in tears to the media and Uncle Sugar to make things "right."

“Where did I put my tiara?”

Since: Dec 11

Columbus, OH

#7 May 22, 2013
-Clayton Bigsby wrote:
<quoted text>Ah, but in 21st century America the biggest "right" is to feel discriminated against to the point of running in tears to the media and Uncle Sugar to make things "right."
Georgie, I feel discriminated that you haven't called me a "little girl". After all, I am female and I can fit in A & F clothes...

Since: Apr 13

Hilliard, OH

#8 May 22, 2013
GlitterSucks wrote:
<quoted text>Georgie, I feel discriminated that you haven't called me a "little girl". After all, I am female and I can fit in A & F clothes...
You're the right kind of "little girl"...the body type. With Che it refers to her emotional and behavioral status.
I'm betting that physically, Che resembles Rosie O'Donnell.

“Where did I put my tiara?”

Since: Dec 11

Columbus, OH

#9 May 22, 2013
-Clayton Bigsby wrote:
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I'm betting that physically, Che resembles Rosie O'Donnell.
Throw in some Shaq.
bama bot mia fon

Circleville, OH

#10 May 22, 2013
i til bama
Che Reagan Christ

Lodi, OH

#11 May 22, 2013
Columbus Topix. All Che, All the time.

I own you.

“Zuzu's Petals”

Since: Sep 10

Bedford Falls

#12 May 22, 2013
TonyD2 wrote:
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She'd never FIT anything from Ambercrombie... but Dick's Sporting Goods has tents on sale this week.
Seriously, the store sells what it sells... if you don't want what they sell, shop somewhere else.
Have you heard of tent sells?

“Where did I put my tiara?”

Since: Dec 11

Columbus, OH

#13 May 22, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
Columbus Topix. All Che, All the time.
I own you.
Keep proving your stupidity.

Since: Apr 13

Hilliard, OH

#14 May 22, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
Columbus Topix. All Che, All the time.
I own you.
You own the position of being the benchmark against which we measure scum.
Che Reagan Christ

Lodi, OH

#15 May 22, 2013
-Clayton Bigsby wrote:
<quoted text>You own the position of being the benchmark against which we measure scum.
With you as judge, that's a Badge of Honor.

“Hereeeeee'ssss UR Pizza”

Since: May 13

Columbus, OH

#16 May 22, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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With you as judge, that's a Badge of Honor.


Nuclear "wepon' is causing you some irritation eh 0.0

Remove it and place it in your talk hole.

It's will be almost as satisfying as dukies pacifier.

“Zuzu's Petals”

Since: Sep 10

Bedford Falls

#17 May 22, 2013
Fat bottomed girls
You make the rockin' world go round

Burka over my dead body

Cleveland, OH

#18 May 22, 2013
Maybe Zoe should see OMAR THE TENT MAKER IN IRAQ......
One size fits all...and with a little bit of luck, she'll never return.
Burka over my dead body

Cleveland, OH

#19 May 22, 2013
Zoe Regen wrote:
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Have you heard of tent sells?
Zoe, did you mean tent SALES?
Duh
GBA

Pataskala, OH

#20 May 22, 2013
They don't sell 38in waste and I wear a 36-38. I'm 6'3" so im proportional. I'm an athlete and look good.
It's their loss that I don't fit their mold.
Half of their corporate employees wouldn't even fit in the clothes.
If you're really fat you should feel bad about it. Rosy you fat asss.

“Zuzu's Petals”

Since: Sep 10

Bedford Falls

#21 May 22, 2013
Burka over my dead body wrote:
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Zoe, did you mean tent SALES?
Duh
Yes, arrest me Lard Bottom! Tent sails!

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