• Need another excuse to watch Solange Knowles live and breathe?
Watch this video from Carol’s Daughter, promoting the “Transitioning Movement,” for “Healthy hair, natural hair, beautiful hair.” Will you join the movement? (Carol’s Daughter)
• After scoring $80 million from Crystal Financial LLC (a big investor) to keep the company from folding, people are wondering how long until American Apparel CEO Dov Charney runs out of luck, and won’t be able to find someone to cover his enormous debt. The company is staying afloat almost entirely on loans, and one of their biggest is due to be paid ($50 million to Bank of America) in July. This would explain the three-month extension of the American Apparel warehouse sale in New York City. But with their stock steadily decreasing (American Apparel is now worth only 92 cents a share), it’s only a matter of time until the company runs out of options. In the meantime, if you’re in NYC, you can visit the American Apparel warehouse sale at 766 Avenue of the Americas bet 25th and 26th sts. (WWD)
• The CFDA Fashion Awards nominees have been announced! Honorees include: Marc Jacobs, Jack McCollough, Lazaro Hernandez (all CFDA board members), and The Olsen twins for Womenswear Designer of the Year, and Reed Krakoff, Alexander Wang, and the Proenza Schouler boys again in the accessories category. The affair will be hosted by Seth Meyers, the perfect person to head a self-congratulatory ceremony for the CFDA (WWD)
• So, the Kardashians are extending their
quality line for Sears, now offering a selection of intimates. The Photoshop work in this ad is impeccable. (E! News)