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1) Flatiron: What you see here is a shot of the Miss Sixty/Energie store soon to open at 901 Broadway and 20th Street in the Flatiron District. We mentioned the shop in a previous storecasting, but our blurry pic did not convey just how enormous the place is. The 7,000-square-foot, three-story shop is the brand's first NYC outpost. [Racked Inbox]
2) Brooklyn Heights: Kooky, campy beauty supply chain Ricky's is heading to tony Brooklyn Heights. The company's taking a space at 107 Montague Street, formerly the home of Tapestry Salon. Interesting note: luxe bath and body product purveyor Korres is also setting up shop on Montague Street. We think there's room for the both, though, as they appeal to markedly different clienteles. [Brooklyn Heights Blog]
3) Astoria: Joey in Astoria files a report about interior designers Briggs & Costa, who are working on opening a store on Vernon Boulevard to showcase their housewares. "Located on Vernon Blvd between Purple Pumpkin and Lounge 47, they will have fun lighting, furniture (some imported), household goods, candles, art." Sounds like a good addition to the neighborhood. [Joey in Astoria]
4) Soho: Jil Sander, the designer line once under the Prada umbrella, is vying for current Prada baby Miu Miu's clientele in Soho. The Sander boutique is slated to open at 30 Howard Street and Crosby Street, about six blocks away from Miu Miu's outpost. The building will house a 3,050-square-foot store to showcase the label's minimalistic threads at ground level and will also function as the company's offices (on the third floor), showroom (on the second floor) and storage space (in the basement). On the subject of Miu Miu: the label's boutique at 100 Prince Street just reopened on Tuesday after a month-long renovation. [Crain's]