Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
UPPER EAST SIDE—The partial contents of socialite, philanthropist and muse Nan Kempner's extensive designer wardrobe—25 cartons of clothing—will be auctioned off tomorrow morning at Upper East Side thrift shop Memorial Sloan-Kettering. This is the woman who uttered "You can never be too rich or thin," so you're not going to find any items in a size 10 or 12. The auction is bound to be a zoo, so if you're interested in attending, arrive early: like way before 10am, when the store opens. [NY Sun]
SOHO—Uniqlo's Designers Invitation Project ends this Friday with the debut of a womenswear collection from Japanese designer GVGV. As the label is not exactly well known in the states, we don't expect this collection will receive the attention Phillip Lim's clothing did. [The Shophound, fourth item]