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Saks New Shoe Floor Debuts Today

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Today is the glorious, glorious day that Saks execs and Will & Grace star Debra Messing will the cut the ribbon to the department store's new massive shoe floor. The space is notable for two reasons: one, for the sheer volume of footwear that it contains (10,000 pairs) and two, for heralding in a new age of vanity Zip codes (Saks picked 10022-SHOE). The Post has a slideshow of some of the beautiful styles that will be available, but no images of the interior of the space, which is described as "Jetsons-meets-Park Avenue" with "curvilinear displays and jewel-toned upholstery" and "a 70-foot-long curving wall of handblown Murano glass bubbles" (the rendering above comes from Saks website). The usual high-end brands—Chanel, Prada, Christian Louboutin—are available, but Saks also added some previously uncarried labels to the mix like Azzedine Alaïa and Jonathan Kelsey. The store also has a new express elevator that'll carry customers straight up to 10022-SHOE on eight.
· 10022-SHOE [NY Post]
· Your Shoe Department's So Fat, It Needs Its Own Zipcode [Racked]