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Convent's Death of Summer Sale; Fashion Week's West Coast Soul

Estelle and Leigh Lezark at DKNY via <a href="http://racked.com/archives/2010/09/13/this-is-what-really-goes-on-in-fashion-show-front-rows.php">Racked National</a>
Estelle and Leigh Lezark at DKNY via Racked National

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LOWER EAST SIDE—When Bblessing closed, we were a little worried that the LES had lost its sad-eyed goth torchbearer, but Convent seems more that happy to take up the title. On Wednesday night, they're holding a sale called "The Death of Summer" with pieces from Rick Owens, Skingraft, the Twentyten, and Erre Siete. This is no mere in-store shopping occasion, though: The event doubles as the album release party for Codecracker, it's got an open bar running from 8pm to 10pm, and it takes place at Fat Baby (112 Rivington Street). [Racked Inbox]

MANHATTAN—Is the official song of New York Fashion Week Marlene Shaw's "California Soul"? Racked National thinks it might be, since Daniel Vosovic played the Diplo remix at his show and Loden Dager played the original. If anyone hears it again, we've officially got a trend on our hands. [RNA]

Fat Baby

112 Rivington Street, New York NY