Suddenly bloggers love them again: The Abercrombie & Fitch brand is experiencing a comeback.
And not only with blonde teenagers, but in the international blogger scene. With a lot of negative PR and a conservative design, Abercrombie & Fitch has not caused much enthusiasm for most fashion friends over the past few years . But a make-over of the entire brand makes Abercrombie & Fitch "in" again.
Recently, the company was in criticism because a Muslim woman was not hired with a headscarf. In 2013, the group had already paid $ 71, 000 compensation to two Muslim women. One was fired because she was wearing a hijab scarf while working, the other supposedly not even hired for the same reason. Abercrombie then pledged to ease his ban on headgear.
Since CEO Mike Jeffries left the company in 2014, Abercrombie & Fitch is aiming for a different image than before. From the conservative OC California look (in the series there were extremely many product placements) to more trends and timeliness.
That did not remain hidden to many fashion bloggers. In one of the biggest fashion blogs in the US - Man Repeller - one author reports that she recently stumbled on Instagram over a pair of trousers she liked. She was astonished to find that this was a Abercrombie & Fitch model.
Wide flared pants, hip 70ies style and everything away from the sporty teen image of the brand: This is what A & F looks like today. Maybe it's worth a visit to one of the shops again - maybe soon the obtrusive perfume smell will stop.