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· Preview of the Clarabella shoe sale [Clarabella NYC]
· Michael Phelps visits local Y.M.C.A., flashes adorable grin [NYT]
· Opening Ceremony to spotlight Japanese designers [WWD, subscription req]
· iPhone competitor BlackBerry Bold to go on sale Sept 12 [Gizmodo]
· Cindi Leive, Jim Nelson and others change their editor's letter photos [WWD, subscription req]