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Mike Albo takes his turn in the Critical Shopper chair this week, visiting pricey boutique Aloha Rag in Hudson Square (he refers to the neighborhood as "SHNOT," or South of Houston, North of TriBeCa). His weigh-in on the place: "This store, full of bold, clubby, beyond-my-income clothes, is the perfect place to find your wardrobe for an End of the World party. If Armageddon was this weekend, I would totally come here and deplete my bank account, especially if I were a woman or a tranny." Alright then. [NY Times]

Aloha Rag

505 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013 (212) 925-0882 Visit Website