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RackedWire: A Wake for Yoko Devereaux; American Apparel Fabricates Relationship with Sesame Street

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LOWER EAST SIDE—Next Tuesday, bereaved menswear fans will gather at the Box to mourn the loss of Yoko Devereaux, the Williamsburg-based line that shuttered this summer. The wake, solemnly titled Bitch Be Dead, will be presided over by Ana Matronic of the Scissor Sisters, who will deliver a wake at 11pm. The grieving schedule also includes a visual retrospective of Yoko's ten-year lifespan by English Kills, plus some surprise performances. Get there at 10pm to drown your sorrows in free Hendricks gin for the first hour. RSVP: rip@yokod.com. [Racked Inbox]

EVERYWHERE—Not long ago, American Apparel announced that it was collaborating with Sesame Street on t-shirts after the kid's show begged them to work together. Today, Jezebel has an email from an insider completely debunking that story. As it happens, Sesame Street doesn't own the rights to its characters' images—those belong to a third-party. Also, writes the tipster, "We do not have a direct relationship with American Apparel and we did not approve the press release that was issued by American Apparel." Lying about being friends with Sesame Street? That's pretty low, Dov. [Jezebel]