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RackedWire: Union Square Becomes a (Wet) Winter Wonderland; Comme x H&M in London

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UNION SQUARE—It's the most magical time of the year! Sleigh bells are ringing! Chestnuts are roasting! OK, it's November, and it's raining, but Christmas has still come to the park in the form of the Union Square holiday booths, which a Racked photographer captured being set up today. [RackedWire]

LONDON—StyleFile's report on the Comme des Garçons for H&M frenzy in London is extremely British. "There is something about the Swedish retailer and its collaborations that bring out the inner fishwives in women." Oh yes, quite. Otherwise, the drill was the same: People started lining up early, saw polka dots and lost their minds. [StyleFile]