Abercrombie & Fitch is a brand that knows no shortage of controversy. Sperm-harming fragrances, discrimination lawsuits — and remember those racist t-shirts? Abercrombie even landed itself on a list of the worst companies in the world. Their latest offense? Selling push-up bikinis to 7-year-olds.
Yes, Abercrombie Kids is selling a swimsuit top labeled “push-up triangle”. However, after people freaked out about this, the website’s copy now reads “striped triangle”. And while the product description once included the word “padded”, it is now conspicuously absent. Of course, the bikini top in question has remained exactly the same (read: it still has padding and is still a push-up). It certainly has not been a good week for girls, as this comes on the heels of news that a mother has been giving her 8-year-old Botox injections and bikini waxes.
Here is what the product page looked like before Abercrombie altered it:
And here is what it looks like now: