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'Everything Really Hit Rock Bottom': How Nasty Gal's Culture Went Nasty

“Be a nice person at work,” Sophia Amoruso writes in her 2014 book #GIRLBOSS, a combination memoir and self-help book for hungry millennial feminists looking to get ahead in life and business. “If you are a total terror to work with, no one will want to keep you around. And the worst kind of mean is selective mean—the… » 6/17/15 11:30am 6/17/15 11:30am

Lawsuit: Nasty Gal's #GIRLBOSS Fired Employees For Getting Pregnant

A new lawsuit claims that hip, woman-led clothing company Nasty Gal is “a horrible place to work for professional women who become pregnant,” accusing the company of illegally firing four pregnant women. The suit, filed by ex-employee Aimee Concepcion, says Nasty Gal terminated her and three other women, as well as… » 6/09/15 10:15am 6/09/15 10:15am

The Official Nasty Gal Shopping Bag Features Nipples

Nasty Gal—the online store where you can purchase a vegan leather du-rag if you so choose—is opening its first physical location at 8115 Melrose Avenue on Friday. The store will be offering plenty of giveaways, as well as a shopping bag that prominently features a nipple and kind of channels Abercrombie & Fitch. » 11/20/14 5:20pm 11/20/14 5:20pm

Nasty Gal Cut Up to 10% of Staff In Third Round of Layoffs This Year

Nasty Gal had its third round of layoffs this year, according to WWD. TechCrunch says the online fashion shop dismissed up to 10 percent of staffers. Just a few months ago, founder Sophia Amoruso was being feted in magazines and dispensing best-selling advice from business memoir #GIRLBOSS. » 9/06/14 2:50pm 9/06/14 2:50pm

Rejoice: 'Dressing Your Age' Is Dead

A few months ago, I had a couple of hours to kill after work and found myself wandering over to the TopShop a few blocks from work and, as I sometimes tend to do, wasting time by trying on clothing weirder than anything I currently own. It's fun in a movie montage-type way, finding out whether I can pull off a boxy… » 2/07/14 11:20am 2/07/14 11:20am