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Critical Shopper Cintra Wilson takes a trip uptown to the Christian Louboutin boutique on Madison Avenue and discovers that horrid people shop there. "A middle-aged Teutonic couple dressed like the millionaire and his wife from 'Gilligan’s Island' were seething with palpable fury amid eviscerated cardboard boxes on a battlefield of mangled tissue. 'We want since two days!' the man bellowed, the brass buttons on his nautical blazer melting in fright. His wife let out a visceral moan and gnashed her perfect teeth; her eyes rolled upward in despair as she clutched in rueful hands the wrong size. For a moment she resembled the anguished Mary of Michelangelo’s Pietà—only evil." [NY Times]

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