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If you call the Hermès flagship on Madison Avenue and 62nd today, you'll get a message announcing that the store is closed for a building emergency. Manhole explosion? Freak luggage accident? Nope: The air conditioner is broken. (To be fair, on a day like this one that's a completely worthy emergency.) A salesman at the men's shop tells us that they're working on repairing the system, but it might not be fixed by tomorrow.
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