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It's cute overload gone literal in Chelsea as the Tokidoki for LeSportsac sale takes over the Metropolitan Pavilion with a whole floor full of bags covered in the comic characters of Italian illustrator Simone Legno. There may be no line out front, but it's a whole different scene upstairs as kids and moms go crazy among the tables of purses, backpacks and totes.
Tokidoki has a huge cult following, most of whom seem to have taken the day off of work in order to stock up on a bag in every style and color. For those anxious to hit the sale, we have to warn that the discounts are nowhere near the promised 60-80% off. The cheapest price, $55, will get you a mini-purse which is barely more than a cosmetic case while the most expensive, $95 for a backpack, is actually a good deal better than the retail price of $248. In any case, be ready to be assaulted by a sea of colorful cartoons.
· Dealfeed: Tokidoki [Racked]