Before you see your design on the catwalk, you’ve gotta start at the bottom. via Facebook
Are you ‘in fashion’? No, but that’s what you tell folks back home? Well played, sir or madam, but maybe this fall is the right time to actually make the career in trendsetting happen. We’ve turned a discriminating eye on the fashion industry on your behalf and dug up a list of some of the fetchest internships out there so you can apply to them all with ease. You’ll definitely do some busywork, you’ll definitely have your outfits judged, you might get some free clothes, and, at a few of them, you might even get paid!
Did the storm wash away your slim slacks? Restock today!
American Apparel, Brooklyn’s No. 1 source for hurricane supplies, has issued one of the first incidences of capitalizing on this storm which, in case you forgot, has killed 35 people in the U.S. and destroyed a whole neighborhood in Queens. But hey, the cardigan economy is hurting too. What do we make of this, brokesters? (more…)
90 percent off. Like those models' clothes. Hey-o!
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…)