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Hermès Sale Underwhelms; The Comfort/Honey Connection

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THE GARMENT DISTRICT—There's something sort of hilarious about the amount of bitching in this DNAinfo article about the Hermès sale. One grad student told the site, "There was hardly any merchandise that was fabulous," and a 20-year-old student says he spent $309 on a scarf that was just "alright." Click through for a gallery of sad-faced shoppers holding luxury goods with various levels of ennui. [DNAinfo]

UPPER EAST SIDE—More facts about the new Tea and Honey Store: Architect Guy Reziner also designed the hotly anticipated, just-opened Nolita boutique Creatures of Comfort, as well as Lower East Side shops Maryam Nassir Zadeh and Organic Avenue. He points out that the honeycombs are made of different kinds of wood, a nod to the biodiversity represented among the store's various honeys. [RackedWire]

Soiffer Haskin

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Maryam Nassir Zadeh

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Creatures Of Comfort

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Soiffer Haskin

317 W. 33rd Street, New York, NY