Jim Shi/Twitter"> clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Spotted in Sunday's Block-Long La Perla Line: Your Grandma

Image via <a href="http://twitter.com/jimshi809/status/15569559563">Jim Shi</a>/Twitter
Image via Jim Shi/Twitter

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

The La Perla sale opened yesterday to gigantic crowds determined to wait in line despite the soggy heat. Sample Sally braved the queue but was ultimately defeated by the weather. (She reports staring at the chocolates melting in Bergdorf's Sex and the City windows, feeling a tragic sense of kinship.) Before she left, though, she spotted an elderly woman with a walker patiently standing in the heat, making the rest of the city's shopping population look like a bunch of sissies. Ma'am, whoever you are, we salute you and your dedication to lingerie.
· Dealfeed: La Perla [Racked NY]
· VIDEO: La Perla Fans Wait in Long Lines for the Luxe Lingerie [Sample Sally]

La Perla Sample Sale

4 W. 58th Street, New York, NY