Blog: Au revoir to A&F catalogue
Leonie Barrie | 10 December 2003
While it’s not surprising that Abercrombie & Fitch has finally buckled under the pressure of sustained protests to halt publication of its racy catalogues, what is astonishing is that the company took so long to make the decision. Since its launch in 1997 the quarterly magazine has been getting more and more controversial, and its latest issue was so far over the mark that its future was never going to be viable. But even so, there’s no doubt that A&F has significantly raised its profile through the magalog, and its promise to replace this with “an innovative and exciting campaign in the spring" will have the watchdogs looking on closely.
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