Two tipsters tell Jezebel that fashion retailer Nasty Gal has laid off between 15 and 20 people, including the entire design team, which creates the Nasty Gal Collection, the company’s line of clothing and shoes. Nasty Gal was founded by self-proclaimed #girlboss Sophia Amoruso. She’s currently promoting Nasty Galaxy, a new book celebrating “the Nasty Gal brand, Sophia’s own personal brand, and ?Girlbosses everywhere.
"#GirlBoss" Sophia Amoruso's Nasty Gal clothing line plans to open its first bricks and mortar store, on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. [Racked]
Sophia Amoruso, 30, the digital doyenne who turned her hobby of selling vintage clothing on EBay into the $130-million, L.A.-based Nasty Gal fashion brand, has had quite a year.
Back in 2006, San Francisco native Sophia Amoruso began a small business on Ebay selling clothes and accessories she had culled from vintage stores around town. Calling her shop “Nasty Gal” (after seventies funk singer Betty Davis's...
Nasty Gal's #GirlBoss is no longer boss. Sophia Amoruso, founder of fashion site Nasty Gal, is stepping down from her CEO role, the company revealed today in an interview with Re/code. Read Full Story