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[Femia, 11/19/2008; click to expand]
A new Miu Miu outpost opened yesterday on 57th Street, and everyone seems to be atwitter over it. Perhaps this is because there aren't too many other shop openings to celebrate, or because the fashion press is thrilled by anything Miuccia touches. Regardless, the store sounds impressive. First of all, it is three floors and 4,860 square feet, which is a lot of room for Prada's little sister. The decor is pretty decadent, with walls covered in Miu Miu's trademark gold brocade and damask fabric and there are lots of shiny, geometric displays strewn about the space. But perhaps most exciting: WWD reports that Miuccia has designed a capsule collection just for this store, consisting of "limited edition pieces, such as five models of silk dresses and shifts with Pompeii-inspired prints for daywear and beribboned silk bloomers and bustier dresses for evening." Hear that? Limited-edition, ribbon-covered silk bloomers. Add them to the Christmas list.
· Miu Miu’s Decade-Plus of It Faces [Style File]
· In the Funhouse: Miu Miu Opens on 57th Street [WWD]
· Miu Miu Takes A Mansion On 57th [Shophound]
· Miu Miu Defies the Recession With Spiffy New Store [The Cut]
· Miu Miu On 57th Opens Today [Fashionista]