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The scissors are flying like birds in Barneys' latest windows. It's all very manic, and we worry, "Are they going to cut up all those pretty Lauren Pierce dresses?" Not to worry, the scissors are made of pegboard, and they cannot harm you. They do make us a bit nostalgic for grammar school, though.
We love the chaotic flurry, and the fun, energetic take on the window design trend of surrounding expensive clothes with the accoutrements of dressmaking. Azzedine Alaïa, whose dresses occupy the first Barneys window, is known for his technological innovations and attention to the details of construction. His dresses stand all alone, surrounded by scissors, as if to say, "Come closer, look at us, we are totally worth thousands of dollars."
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