Abercrombie and the Strange World of Clothing CEOs

Mike Jeffries, the controversial C.E.O. of Abercrombie & Fitch, has stepped down. During the recession, Jeffries was unable to adapt to the rise of fast fashion houses like H&M and Forever21, leaving shareholders unhappy. We look at Jeffries’ sordid reputation and how he fits in with a line of outlandish leaders of American clothing companies.