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

Dov Charney Gets Heated About Bangladesh Disaster, Likens It to 9/11

In an hour-long podcast for VICE with Reihan Salam, American Apparel CEO Dov Charney railed against the apparel industry, arguing that the recent factory collapse in Bangladesh – the one that killed over 1,000 workers, not to be confused with one of the other sweatshop disasters – should be used as "an opportunity to… » 5/29/13 4:10pm 5/29/13 4:10pm

Another Day, Another Lawsuit Filed Against Dov Charney for Alleged…

Usually when Dov Charney is sued by an employee, it involves women accusing him of sexual harassment, but a recent lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court was brought on by a guy claims Charney had choked him and rubbed dirt in his face. Michael Bumblis had worked for American Apparel as a store manager in Malibu,… » 12/05/12 6:50pm 12/05/12 6:50pm

Cosmetics Companies Discovering Multiethnic Consumers Are a Force to Be…

This is kind of a DUH but so great to see it confirmed: Multiethnic beauty consumers are on the rise. WWD reports that there are "a growing number of women in the U.S. who associate themselves with multiple ethnic backgrounds, thus making it difficult for them to find brands that speak to them - or work for them -… » 7/23/12 2:30pm 7/23/12 2:30pm