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Pop-Up Shops: Kai D Hits the LES, Fifth on Main Comes to Soho

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Images via Kai D
Images via Kai D

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This week brings not one but two downtown pop-up shops—not quite a full-on popstravaganza, but definitely a sign that the flash store isn't going away anytime soon. The first, Kai D, opened today at 75 Orchard Street between Broome and Grand. It carries a collection of utilitarian menswear inspired by (per Thrillist) "the functional threads of the workers who built Manhattan" but salted with "vintage hunting/military detail."

Meanwhile, for the ladies, there's Fifth on Main, which opens tomorrow at 421 West Broadway between Prince and Spring. Fifth will soon launch an e-commerce site, so this sale is a little brick-and-mortar preview. Expect to find 30% to 80% off designers like Cynthia Steffe, Cynthia Rowley, Nicole Miller, Mint Jodi Arnold, and Badgley Mischa, with accessories starting at $60 and womenswear at $150. If you register for the site while you're there, they'll give you an additional 15% off plus another 5% of your purchase back with their points system. The pop-up stays open 9am to 8pm through Wednesday, October 7th; stop by this Friday to get some wine and cheese with your markdowns.
· Kai Your Eyes Out [Thrillist]
· Kai D Utility [Official Site]
· Fifth on Main [Official Site]