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The week in Racked: Agent Provocateur Takes the Cake, HSBC Comes to Harlem, Essex Card Shop Expanding on Ave A, Baby Phat Finds a Buyer in Cheap Fashion, Long Island City Finally Gets Groceries, The Shaggiest Chair in Manhattan, What, When, Where and Y, Soon, Air-Conditioning the Sidewalk Will Be Illegal, Fancy Mens' Shop Kesner Coming to West Village, Live-Blogging the Barneys Line, Above the Fray: The Barneys Men's Section, Project Runway User's Guide: Welcome to the Lipstick Jungle, Rosa Cha Now Open; Wild and Crazy Shoe Revue at Barneys; and While We're At It, More Barneys.