American Apparel's New Plans for Social Activism Less Sexy Than Before

American Apparel’s new CEO Paula Schneider and chairwoman Colleen Brown are taking a new approach to the company’s well-known support of political and social issues. In the past, the clothing company addressed its stance on LGTBQ rights, fair labor practices and immigration reform through billboards and their infamous » 4/25/15 5:15pm Today 5:15pm

What the Hell Is Going On At American Apparel? 

One by one, the remnants of “old” American Apparel have been stripped away. The company recently fired longtime creative directors Marsha Brady and Iris Alonzo—the latter of whom, according to our sources and as corroborated by an earlier report by Fashionista, was canned without warning, explanation, or… » 4/01/15 1:15pm 4/01/15 1:15pm

American Apparel Replaces Super Creep Dov Charney with Female CEO

Following a five-month internal investigation, American Apparel has made the decision to officially kick Dov Charney, a 14-year-old on growth hormones, to the curb. Paula Schneider, formerly of Big Strike, BCBG Max Azria and Laundry by Shelli Segal, will move in as the company's first female CEO on January 5, 2015. » 12/16/14 6:00pm 12/16/14 6:00pm

Terry Richardson and Dov Charney Host America's Next Sick Fuck!

It's not often you see an online comedy sketch that eviscerates revenge porn, highlights the importance of consent, delineates the difference between smut and exploitation, AND IS FUNNY. But from the brains of national treasure Jake "Book of Secrets" Fogelnest, here comes America's Next Sick Fuck. The premise is… » 7/15/14 5:40pm 7/15/14 5:40pm

American Apparel Terminating Dov Charney for Alleged Misconduct

American Apparel has been a brand long-steeped in controversy. It's been both criticized and acclaimed for its porny ads and its founder, president and CEO, Dov Charney, has been the subject of several high-profile sexual harassment lawsuits. Now, the board has voted to suspend and eventually terminate Charney for… » 6/18/14 11:14pm 6/18/14 11:14pm

American Apparel CEO Dov Charney: 'I Don't Believe In Made In The USA'

American Apparel CEO Dov Charney, aka the guy pictured in the wikipedia's definition of "sleazy," recently said that he’s not so into the one thing that makes his company redeemable — the practice of making his clothes in America. For the most part, sans that immigration scandal. » 2/11/14 2:40pm 2/11/14 2:40pm