American Apparel was initially celebrated for its provocative advertising and message of social change. Then the unpredictability of its founder imploded the iconic company. This is the story of the brand -- good, bad, and ugly -- as told by the people who lived it.
American Apparel embodied a cultural moment in the 2000s. Until its enigmatic founder became a liability.
Those closest to Dov Charney give insight into the man behind the iconic brand.
Former American Apparel employees discuss the unconventional ways Dov would motivate his young employees.
When American Apparel goes public, Dov faces greater public scrutiny.
American Apparel’s well-known stance on undocumented workers attracts the unwanted attention of ICE.
In light of sexual harassment allegations, Dov’s attempt to create a more efficient warehouse system plunges the company into disaster.