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MIDTOWN EAST—An early report on Thom Browne's Black Fleece collection, which is now available at the Brooks Brothers on Madison and 44th Street, from a special Racked correspondent: "They had one of everything, but only a few things to buy—you have to order it. The stuff is amazing. I was the only person there." As for who the clothing will appeal to, "The bottom line is, if you've got $2,700, a tiny European classic sports car, and a villa in Amalfi—boom." [RackedWire]
NATIONAL—Some Kohl's stores have already put out their shipments of Simply Vera, designer Vera Wang's much-anticipated collection for the mass retailer. According to Jezebel, the Jersey City store will start selling the stuff on September 4th—a whole five days before they were supposed to. Are Kohl's execs trying to drive us mad here? Seriously. Set a date and stick with it, please. [In Fashion via]