Abercrombie vs Abercrombie vs Fitch
There are hundreds of brands in the garment industry, but none as old, commanding and much respected as Abercrombie and Fitch, in the US. In fact, buying and using an Abercrombie product is almost like a status symbol. No doubt it feels exclusive to be wearing an Abercrombie T-shirt. There are hundreds of stores at different locations selling Abercrombie garments across the country. One finds several labels inside an Abercrombie store that confuses the buyers. Not many are aware of the difference between Abercrombie and Abercrombie and Fitch and treat them as different brands. Let us make things clear.
To start with, Abercrombie and Fitch is a garment manufacturer that started making casual wear for teenagers and young adults way back in 1892. The company is headquartered in Ohio, but today operates internationally with its stores spread across many continents. The name by which the company is listed in the NY stock exchange is A&F, but one finds garments labeled Hollister Co. Abercrombie and Gilly Hicks in stores are selling Abercrombie and Fitch. People are confused between Abercrombie and Abercrombie and Fitch though they understand the three brands being sold are off shoots of the same company called Abercrombie and Fitch.
There is no need to think that either of Abercrombie and Abercrombie and Fitch is original, and the other one is a fake. The real difference between the two is that Abercrombie is a brand launched exclusively for kids and the real name is Abercrombie kids, though, if you look at the label, you find it written as abercrombie. The garments under the brand name abercrombie are more colorful and cheaper than Abercrombie and Fitch range that looks mature and more expensive. A&F garments are sober that is obvious having been designed for teens and young adults, while abercrombie garments are kiddish, and they are actually meant for kids under 12.
What is the difference between Abercrombie and Abercrombie and Fitch?
• Kids’ range at an A&F store is labeled as abercrombie that starts with a small A.
• Abercrombie and Fitch is the name of the parent company listed as A&F at the NY stock exchange, while abercrombie is just a brand name that is seen at the stores of the company just like Hollister and Gilly and Co.
• Abercrombie and Fitch range is meant for teens and young adults while abercrombie is exclusively designed for kids under the age of 12.