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RackedWire: Piperlime's Charity Shoe In, Deals at Brooklyn Industries, Gen Art Sale

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It's for charity.

NEW YORK CITY—When the holiday season rolls around people think about giving: buying gifts for their friends and family and donating money, time, food or clothing to charities. Shoe website Piperlime is having a little fun with its charity effort this year. For the next week, the company is rolling gigantic silver high heels throughout the city. They're drop boxes where people can deposit gently-used shoes, which will then be given to Soles4Souls. Go online to find out where the footwear will be stationed. [RackedWire]

SOHO—This reader-submitted tip sounds slightly shilly, but perhaps we're just overly suspicious: "so i went into my local edition of brooklyn industries, in soho, yesterday just on a whim, and it looked like a sale extravaganza in there! it was spectacular spectacular! buy one something get the second something for half off! it looked like the entire store! is this possible? i couldn't believe my eyes." [RackedWire Inbox]

SOHO—Gen Art's awesome Shop NYC sale is taking place tomorrow at the Puck Building from 6 to 10pm. You have to buy tickets to get in (they're available online), but it sounds worth it. Expect 70% off clothing and accessories for men and women from brands like Barking Irons, H Fredriksson, Lewis Cho and Madison Harding. [RackedWire]