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SOUTHSTREET SEAPORT— Goaaal! In the midst of World Cup madness, PUMA has a limited edition line of seven country-specific Tekkies shoes on tap for fans. These lightweight summer-y shoes feature funky soccer-centric graphics with a "painted on" feel and will only set you back a wallet friendly $45. The shoes are available exclusively at PUMA City NY at South Street Seaport until July 11. Even if haven't been following the World Cup, sport a pair of these and you can at least pretend like you know what's going on. [Racked Wire]
LOWER EAST SIDE— We the People Fashion Collective is launching a "Meet the Designers" series this Thursday, July 1. Each Thursday in July from 6pm to 8pm, designers featured in the collective will be on hand to greet shoppers and personally advise on their collections. An added bonus, shoppers will be treated to a 10% discount and complimentary wine. We sense some Drunk Shopping taking place. This Thursday's meet and greet kicks off with Alexa Galler of Eighteenth, Heather Klar and Xing Xu of Kallisti. [Racked Wire; Previously]