American Apparel, the LA based clothes manufacturer known for its multi-colored basics and racy ad campaigns, has been providing hipsters world wide with retro classics, ironic leggings, and lacy undies for the past 20 years. However, hipsters might soon need to search farther for patterned fishnets. The company has recently had some financial trouble and is said to be heading towards bankruptcy. The manufacturer’s stock plummeted last month after a series of dubious business decisions by outspoken CEO Dov Charney (a hipster in his own right). Hipster, fear not! Charney says that he can turn the company around. Until then, better stock up on all of your leotards and classic V-necks while American Apparel is still around.
Ratty Vs. V-Dub, 2/22
Ratty: Creole Jambalaya, Steamed Green Beans, Oreo Chocolate Chip Fudge Bar
V-Dub: Breaded Chicken Fingers, Baked Acorn Squash, Onion Soup, Golden Grahams S’mores Bar
Advantage: V-Dub. Not even Oreo fudge bars beat Chicken Finger Friday.
Ratty: Chicken Curry, Lemon Filet of Sole, Escarole and Bean Soup, Frosted Brownies
V-Dub: Chicken Pesto Pasta, Stir Fried Tofu, Lentil Stew, Sweet Portuguese Bread
Advantage: Ratty. Would you really like to follow up chicken pesto pasta with a bowl of lentil stew? Plus frosted brownies for the win.