It also happened to serve as a launchpad for many celebrities’ careers.
College Candy dug up some photos of celebrities posing in Abercrombie & Fitch’s signature photos, and we picked 15 of our favourites — including Jennifer Lawrence, Taylor Swift, and Channing Tatum.
Check them out.
Karlie Kloss posed for Abercrombie in 2006. Now, she's a household name, and she's known for strutting the Victoria's Secret runway.
In 2003 -- a few years before her hit 'Teardrops on My Guitar' -- Taylor Swift gave the appearance that she actually was crying onto her guitar for Abercrombie.
Jennifer Lawrence might have told Graham Norton that she wasn't cut out for modelling ('they wanted natural pictures so they made us play football on the beach,' she said. 'The other models played football in a pretty way but not me. My face was bright red, and I was sweaty with flaring nostrils'), but she looks like she's having fun in this 2006 photo.
Jamie Dornan -- who would later assume the role of Christian Grey in the notorious 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film -- first made teens swoon for Abercrombie & Fitch in 2001.
Ashton Kutcher appeared in an ad campaign for Abercrombie in 1998, the same year 'That '70s Show' premiered.
In 2005, two years before 'Gossip Girl' premiered on the CW, Penn Badgley perfected his gaze for Abercrombie.
Surprisingly, Channing Tatum -- who now is known for showing skin in the 'Magic Mike' films -- was one of the rare models who had to wear lots of clothes for Abercrombie (2001).
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