Since Mike Jeffries, the washed-up Prom King of a CEO at Abercrombie & Fitch, released a statement that the company doesn't want anyone who would even go near a 200 pound breadbox wearing their clothing, they've received quite the plus-sized backlash. But their exclusory sales methods didn't just crop up all of a sudden. The company was founded back in 1892, on the same big boned-hating values.
Much like Jeffries, Abercrombie & Fitch didn't live up to traditional standards of beauty. Self-hating entrepreneurs, they encouraged their staff to ask overweight customers if they were looking for "a rugged mountaineering bib, or what."