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  • Dov Charney demands American Apparel job back or he'll sue, says lawyer

    Dov Charney demands American Apparel job back or he'll sue, says lawyer
    Dov Charney is gearing up for a legal battle against the American Apparel Inc. board that ousted him as chief executive. In a letter to the board's counsel, Charney's lawyer, Patricia Glaser, accused the directors of illegally firing its chief executive...
  • Allan Mayer Named American Apparel Co-Chairman Following CEO's Ouster

    Veteran spin-master Allan Mayer has been named co-chairman of American Apparel following the ouster of the clothing company's founder Dov Charney. Charney was suspended as the company's chief on Wednesday, with the board announcing its intention to...
  • Firing means 'drastic changes' at American Apparel, analyst says

    Firing means 'drastic changes' at American Apparel, analyst says
    Dov Charney’s sudden firing as American Apparel’s chief executive will likely lead to what one analyst called “big, drastic changes” in the company. Other analysts said the Los Angeles retailer could be headed for layoffs,...
  • American Apparel interim CEO: Firm backs 'made in America, downtown L.A.'

    American Apparel interim CEO: Firm backs 'made in America, downtown L.A.'
    American Apparel says it is committed to making clothes in the U.S. even after ousting longtime Chief Executive Dov Charney, who championed local manufacturing. John Luttrell, the company’s newly appointed interim CEO, said he and the board were...
  • Headwear Maker Mark Mejia Keeps Hollywood Denizens Under His Hat(s)

    The Mad Hatter might be the most famous maker of headwear, but Tinseltown tips its cap to flesh-and-blood designer Mark Mejia, owner of Baron Hats in Burbank. Mejia, who has designed chapeaus for Hollywood A-listers since 1995, has seen his work appear in...
  • American Apparel lost $270 million as Charney earned about $28 million

    American Apparel lost $270 million as Charney earned about $28 million
    In 2008, Dov Charney’s American Apparel was a hot topic. Hipsters nationwide were embracing the chain’s edgy basics, the brand was ramping up its immigration advocacy, its billboards were getting steamier and the stock price was surging to new...
  • CEO Dov Charney's ouster could be ruinous for American Apparel

    CEO Dov Charney's ouster could be ruinous for American Apparel
    His company's advertising favored provocative women, and so did he. Now American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney's highly sexualized lifestyle has cost him stewardship of the company he founded — and may destroy it. The company suspended...
  • Inside the American Apparel manufacturing facility in downtown Los Angeles

     
    About 4,500 employees work at its main factory in downtown Los Angeles, housed in a former Southern Pacific Railway freight depot. Many of the workers are involved in cutting, sewing and packaging the brightly colored garments that have a cult following...
  • HomeState: In Los Feliz, a trip to Texas through brisket tacos and migas

    HomeState: In Los Feliz, a trip to Texas through brisket tacos and migas
    Name of restaurant: HomeState Concept: A Tex-Mex menu with specialties such as migas and brisket tacos. You'll get your brisket, but not in a saucy slab. It's in the former spot of the short-lived Storefront Deli. What dish represents the restaurant,...
  • The Row's 65-year-old model: Olsen twins' lookbook prove you don't have to be 19 to look great

    The Row's 65-year-old model: Olsen twins' lookbook prove you don't have to be 19 to look great
    The high-end clothing line The Row, which is designed by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (of Olsen twin TV fame) has caused a media stir with its pre-fall 2014 lookbook. Wearing the clothes are three models who, unlike most professional models these days,...
  • Funny Video: Some Second City Hipsters

    Funny Video: Some Second City Hipsters
    Based on a sketch from The Second City e.t.c. revue, "A Clown Car Named Desire," cast members Brooke Breit, Mike Kosinski and Chris Witaske write and star in "Welcome To American Apparel," an online video series about some open-minded hipster employees of...