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American Apparel features 62-year-old lingerie model

Jackie O’Shaughnessy is a 6-foot-tall "advanced" model


Prachi Gupta
January 31, 2014 3:45AM (UTC)

Though its website is borderline porn that sexualizes child models, American Apparel has taken an impressive step in challenging conventional beauty norms by featuring 62-year-old model Jackie O’Shaughnessy in lingerie.

As Fashionista notes, though O’Shaughnessy is no stranger to the clothing retailer, this is the first time she's appeared in lingerie for the site.

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American Apparel boasted of the 6-foot-tall "advanced" model on its Facebook page to advertise Floral Lace Lingerie with the caption: “Sexy has no expiration date.”


Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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