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Let's start Friday off right with a little light domination at Giuseppe Zanotti on Madison Avenue. Partnering up with a pro in the sexy little thing department, La Perla, Giuseppe has outfitted a single mannequin in the window with a lingerie and a black leather whip?not to mention a black wig with hair pulled around the front similar to Anna Wintour's bob.
Meanwhile, underneath the Philippe Starck ghost chair, two pairs of Zanotti's runway boots for French luxury brand Balmain sit, delightining passersby with their Swarovski-crystalled goodness. The other be-buckled runs a cool $1605 while the other sporting the crystal cheetah spots hit a sore spot at $2990.
Polishing off the look, the mannequin sports the most coveted pair of Balmain heels: the Swarovski-studded sandals, which go for $2300. And yes, people are buying them?they've already sold out on Net-a-Porter. However, now you know to simply head up to the UES to snag a pair, though it makes them seem less exotic.
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