American Apparel workers reported to the company’s Los Angeles factory Monday to pick up their final checks.
Gobbetti will join the company on Jan. 27, as executive chairman, Asia-Pacific and Middle East until July 4, when he will become ceo.
The couple behind folk music project The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger caught up with WWD while at the recent South by Southwest festival.
The project envisions a 30,000-square-foot underground shopping mall populated by beauty, fashion, accessories and food shops.
Numerous reports on Tuesday said discussions had broken down entirely.
His first column will appear in the magazine’s June/July issue, which will hit newsstands on May 20.
The designer will launch a three-and-a-half week pop-up shop from March 28 to April 22.
The five styles hit stores April 10.
The designer marked the official start of the movie project with a video message available starting today at framesoflife.com.