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Abercrombie & Fitch

Are Hong Kong kids 'cool' enough for Abercrombie & Fitch? Shares tumble after CEO gaffe

Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie and Fitch reported an 8.9 per cent decline in first quarter sales for a quarterly loss of US$7.2 million. Photo: AFP

It is wise to be very careful what you say in public. In the digital age, nothing is ever forgotten, as Abercrombie and Fitch’s chief executive officer Mike Jeffries now knows, to his cost.

Tuesday, 28 May, 2013, 10:23am 7 comments

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries under fire for 'harmful' anti-plus-size policy

Models at the opening of the Abercrombie & Fitch store in Hong Kong. Photo: Edward Wong

American retailer Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries came under fire on Thursday from a Hong Kong health expert after a writer claimed Jeffries “doesn’t want larger people shopping in his store”.

10 May 2013 - 1:33pm 21 comments

Jet crew's etiquette manual embarrasses Abercrombie & Fitch CEO

Perfectly groomed male models surround Abercrombie CEO Michael Jeffries both at home and on his private jet, and must follow strict rules at all times. Photo: Edward Wong

The male actors and models who worked on Abercrombie & Fitch's Gulfstream jet had crystal-clear rules for serving CEO Michael Jeffries, right down to the sort of underpants to wear.

20 Oct 2012 - 3:59am

Retail Review: Abercrombie & Fitch, Eslite Bookstore

A poster hangs outside the Abercrombie & Fitch store building in Central, Hong Kong. SCMP

On 11 August, Abercrombie & Fitch made landfall in Hong Kong. It is the label’s fourth store in Asia after Tokyo, Fukuoka and Singapore. The American retailer broke commercial real estate records by paying a whopping HK$7 million per month for a spot at the iconic Pedder Building, replacing long-time tenant Shanghai Tang. From now on, Pedder Street will never look, sound or smell the same.

4 Sep 2012 - 12:01pm

Man oh man! A&F sure has a treat in store for you at tomorrow's launch

The Abercrombie & Fitch store in Central's Pedder Building opens at 11am tomorrow and CitySeen went inside for a sneak preview yesterday.

The dimly lit, four-storey shop is scented with the brand's Fierce cologne.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

A&F plans mainland flagship in 2013

Premium casual wear retailer Abercrombie & Fitch plans to open its first flagship store on the mainland next year after establishing a network of smaller shops inside upscale malls to build up brand awareness.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Hollister plans first HK store at Festival Walk

Hollister, an American lifestyle brand by Abercrombie & Fitch, will open its first shop in Hong Kong in August this year. The new store, which will cover 10,000 square feet, will be opened in the Festival Walk shopping centre in Kowloon Tong, according to landlord Swire Properties. The soon-to-be-opened store is also Hollister's first flagship store in Asia.

27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

street cred

Rafi Vingre, 15, tries to match everything from earrings to shoes. Her favourite fashion label is Abercrombie & Fitch. She likes shopping in Times Square.

Jacket from Juicy, gift from a friend

T-shirt $500 from Gas

Earrings$10 from a boutique in Causeway Bay

Belt $380 from Gas

Jeans $300 from Hollister

7 May 2006 - 12:00am

street cred

Kelly Cheng, 16, likes to shop at Zara and Lane Crawford. Her favourite fashion accessory is a pair of stud earrings.

Brown zippered jacket $700 from Lane Crawford

Blue T-shirt from Zara

Jeans from Abercrombie & Fitch $560

Watch $300 from adidas

Shoes, gift from family

19 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

street cred

Christine Fok, 16, sees fashion as a means of self-expression. She likes to pair tight jeans with high-heeled shoes.

Polo shirt $225 from Abercrombie & Fitch

Handbag $200 from Triple Five

Jeans bought in the US from Charlotte Russe for US$30

High-heeled shoes gift from family

26 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Out & About

Joanne Chan, 19, says her favourite brand is American Eagle. She has adopted the preppy look for this summer. Hollywood twins Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen are her favourite celebrities.

Singlet $120 from Hollister

Sunglasses $990 from Moschino

Necklace bought in Cambodia for $11,000 riel ($20)

Clamdiggers $350 from Abercrombie and Fitch

31 Jul 2005 - 12:00am