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EAST VILLAGE—The guys behind new high-end outlet Change of Season couldn't decide on the proper amount of gore for their Halloween windows. Finally they found a peacekeeping compromise: A mannequin in Vivienne Westwood, wearing boxing gloves and surrounded by soccer balls. Because who would disagree with that? [Racked Inbox]
UPPER EAST SIDE—Things we didn't know about the U.S. Navy until today: Each ship carries a silver service, custom-designed by Tiffany and purchased by whatever city hosts the vessel when it's commissioned. The newest NYC boat to be registered at Tiffany is the U.S.S. New York, which is partly built out of steel recovered from the World Trade Center. She's set to debut this November, and if you're interested, you can help outfit her with serving dishes, plates or utensils, engraved with a message of your choice. Since it's Tiffany, even the lowliest butter spreader costs $139.75, but if you team up with some siblings, this could be a really perfect gift for that militaristic dad/uncle/grandfather who's sick of getting biographies of notable U.S. generals every year. [Racked Inbox]