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In case you missed them, here are the top stories from the week in Racked: Prada's Summer Dresses Are Hotter than Popsicles at a Street Fair, Takashimaya's Closing Sale: Impulse Buying Central, Starting Today, You Can Wear Topshop on Your Face, Botkier Sale Induces Long Lines and Feverish Shopping, Fifth Avenue Gap Offers a Close Look at Celebrities' Met Ball Gowns, and Inside The World's Greatest Church Turned Club Turned Mall