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Hopping straight out of the Halston sale and into what we thought would be a melee at the Marc Jacobs 70% off sale on Mercer Street, we were a little shocked at the lack of enthusiasm in MJ. This is Marc's signature stuff, not the cheaper Marc by MJ line which blankets half of Bleecker Street, and each item here averages $1,100 at full price. Why the lack of interest this evening? Because tomorrow the Mercer shop is expected to reach 90% off and be crazy as all hell.
Right now, men will find a basket of $78 denim and $35 T-shirts just inside the entrance, but affordability ends there. We've heard the hype behind this sale, but actually witnessing only a handful of Euros buying $300 hats makes us yearn for the weekend. Here's hoping it's legendary.
· Rumor-mongering: MJ Mercer [eep! ramblings]