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Dov Charney's New Partner in Crime

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What's the deal with Marty Staff, the retail veteran who might be joining Dov Charney in running American Apparel? Well, he used to be CEO of Joseph Abboud. He's got success stories with Hugo Boss and Calvin Klein under his belt. And he helped Ralph Lauren open the Rhinelander Mansion store. But then also there's this: "Last year, Staff hosted a party with NBA stars and Sopranos cast members to launch a new line of $1,000 Joseph Abboud suits. He showed up wearing army fatigues, a 'D.A.R.E. To Keep Kids Off Drugs' T-shirt, and dozens of Silly Bandz stretched around his tattooed arms." Thank God American Apparel is finally getting the dose of maturity it needs. [NYP]