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Hollister's Shirtless Army Invades Midtown; Inside Thakoon

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MIDTOWN—The city's second Hollister opened today, and the Shophound was there to document the musk-scented madness. "There are no real surprises at this branch of the chain," he writes. "Corporate retail replication is in full effect here. You will be greeted with clouds of noxious Hollister fragrance and an endless yet cheery chorus of 'Hey! Whatsup!' the minute you enter, and the store is even more dark and mazelike than its much larger SoHo counterpart." [The Shophound]

SOHO—Mizhattan and readers agree: The Thakoon sale is pretty great. Deals include a faux fur jacket for $90 and a summery dress for $75, and the sales staff is "very friendly and welcoming." [Mizhattan; Racked Comments]

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666 Fifth Avenue, New York NY