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American Apparel Might Have Already Been Dead A Year Go

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The official demise of American Apparel really might be happening, and soon, if the brand’s second-quarter-earnings filing released this week is any indication. Shares are down 87% this year, and net losses for the previous quarter are valued at $19.4 million. The prognosis for survival of the once-popular purveyor of bodysuits and hoodies is a year or less, possibly: “We believe that we may not have sufficient liquidity necessary to sustain operations for the next 12 months. These factors, among others, raise substantial doubt that we may be able to continue as a going concern,” the company said in the filing. Continue reading

Paulina Porizkova: ‘I Feel Sorry for the Girls Who Are Modeling Now’

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Before the unfiltered candor of Chrissy Teigen, there was Paulina Porizkova. Outspoken and delightfully forthright, Porizkova catapulted to supermodel status in the 1980s, ascending quickly from Sports Illustrated swimsuit covers to contracts with Coca-Cola and Estée Lauder. After stints on reality television, including a gig as a judge on America’s Next Top Model (where, Porizkova complained, the queen of smize was habitually late), Porizkova is beginning her latest project as the face of anti-aging skin-care line Rx Genesys. The Cut caught up with the model to discuss Botox, sperm eyebrows, and what she thinks about models today. Continue reading