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Korres in Soho. Photo via TONY
In their latest issue, Time Out New York's shopping section offers a pretty comprehensive look at the most noteworthy stores that have opened recently in NYC. Though there are plenty of shops TONY's editors rave about, they do criticize a few. The MePa Apple store, CB2 and Muji are all deemed disappointing, Apple for its "humdrum layout" (no mention of the lack of restroom facilities?) and Muji for, well, everything:
...despite the lack of frills and flashy packaging, its housewares, office supplies and furniture were still pricey enough to send us into sticker shock. And too much of the smallish shop is filled with misguided clothing—who needs Yohji Yamamoto–esque crinkled shirts in a lackluster palette?Oh snap. The entire article is worth a look, if only to see a good deal of the past year of Racked's new store coverage tidily summed up on three pages.
· Market Watch [TONY]