Period Power Tee (Image Credit: American Apparel)

American Apparel’s Pushing the Envelope with the Period Tee

Censored Image of the "Period Power Tee" (Image Credit: American Apparel)

Censored Image of the “Period Power Tee” (Image Credit: American Apparel)

Looking for period power? American Apparel gives it to you in a tee. 100% cotton, 100% controversy (Check out the uncensored shirt image here).

The argument is that the portrayal of menstruation is a call for people to respect and redefine a “perfect” female body. I’ll cut to the chase and say that I think Petra Collins’ own drawing is great- but the medium she chose to deliver it through? Not so much. Continue reading