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Alexa Chung Is Having an Affair with Williamsburg; Simon Spurr Pricing

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WILLIAMSBURG—"Williamsburg is sort of like my lover, whereas London is more like my husband," says Alexa Chung in this video for "I love my husband, and I'll always be with him, but Williamsburg is so exciting." Her tour of the neighborhood includes stops at Bird, Amacord, and the bench outside coffeeshop El Beit, along with a demonstration of everyone's favorite 'Burg game, Is That Guy a Member of MGMT? []

WEST CHELSEA—Sample prices for the Simon Spurr sale sounded high, but the Choosy Beggar reports that most items are actually pretty reasonable. "We’re talkin’ a table full of denim for $95-$130; a table of sweaters for $200-$400; a rack of shirts for $95; and, oh, four or less of the following: Melton wool duffle coats down from $1,605 to $705; leather police jackets with shearling collars down from $1,395 to $508; reverse-stitch cashmere roll-neck sweaters down from $895 to $370..." [The Choosy Beggar]


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