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UPPER WEST SIDE—Important Payless news, from a reader: "Was in my local Payless (Broadway between 93 and 94) yesterday and noticed that they’ve started getting in the Alice & Olivia designs (pictured) as well as the new Lela Rose and Abaete designs for spring. The Alice & Olivia shoes are cute, but look way too similar to a Lela Rose design (you can see them all at Payless.com). In addition, the website says these designs won’t be available until 2/12, but they’re already available online." [RackedWire Inbox]
BRYANT PARK—This isn't breaking, but would it kill someone at Fashion Week to put out some recycling bins? We'd like to think that the industry is somewhat concerned with eco-friendliness, but all those free plastic Evian mini-bottles are going straight in the trash. [Racked Staff Rant]