Naked American Apparel.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Mar 31, 2009
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naked American Apparel

This sexytime for eco folks video details, in scantily entertaining fashion, just how eco, progressive…er, wow….solar American Apparel...what was I…recycling ESL free bicycles and…vertical integration, Made in Downtown LA—what an amazing body…what was I talking about? Video:

PS: for all you hipster cynics out there who didn’t think this post’s title would live up to its skivvies, I leave you with these ads. Now behave yourself:

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


14 Responses to “Naked American Apparel.”

  1. Dave says:

    There is some allegation of less than noble stuff coming from the CEO, check out this interview/profile…

  2. Yah, if you click on the links you'll see we touched (consensually) on that.

  3. sj* says:

    they fail to note whether or not they hire underage workers (ie: models) or if employee perks include sexual favors by their corporate brain power mr. johnny.

  4. […] poking your Blackberries…remember this: in an age that has built Apple, Whole Foods, American Apparel, Patagonia, Threadless, Seventh Gen, Method, New Belgium, Chipotle, Planet Green and Treehugger, […]

  5. My personal (naive, inflammatory) opinion is that he's so open, wide-open, public about his sexual craziness and hiring folks off street 'cause they're hot that it's out there. It's not hidden, in some sort of power play.

  6. […] American Apparel’s rockin’ organic cotton unisex briefs are iconic, simple and stylee.  Both myself and my boyfriend wear them (not each other’s. well sometimes) because they are comfy and hip.  They are not only stylish but practical.  The slim fit is great for sports and other such activities.  Until a couple years ago, there were no organic cotton options available for underwear. AA’s unisex briefs are not only organic cotton but made in LA. […]

  7. […] star and elephriend Tara Stiles in American Apparel’s new, Made in USA yoga line. No deets yet on organic or what, but here’s her first ad, just up on AA’s […]

  8. […] we here at elephant are huge fans of what American Apparel does: one of few apparel companies that’s still Made in the USA, fair labor, vertical integration, […]

  9. Liz says:

    Yes, but in order to wear their clothes you have to be 12 years old and/or a size 0, of which I'm neither. If they actually made clothes I could wear, I might consider them.

  10. I hear you. I love their cut, personally.

  11. […] (unlike most of our other favorite companies), offering great cuts and classic styles in sometimes-organic cotton, offering free ESL classes to their fair-wage-paid workers, running their downtown LA factory in a […]

  12. Steve says:

    I love american apparel and their marketing campaigns. this one is truly nice!

  13. Juliet says:

    Their clothes don't fit well, and the longtime rumors that Mr. AA sleeps with all his little girly models….just skank.

  14. llll says:

    Are the immigrants legal?