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At the American Apparel Warehouse in Chelsea, the soft-core porn and cultural hegemony of the chain’s usual shops fade away in favor of bare, utilitarian, outlet-store style racks and racks of discounts. It was news to me this place even existed (oh the secrets of Manhattan!), so you should know the warehouse is holding a huge clearance sale that’s now been extended through Jan. 31, where every item from slim slacks to fleece vests is deeply discounted, some as much as 90 percent. Hoodies were 50 percent off, Ts were only $10, cardigans just $24 — crazy savings that may or may not have to do with the store’s legal troubles. More examples below. (more…)
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