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It's makeover time for the Hermès flagship on Madison and 62nd Street, which has closed down its first floor for a little nip and tuck. While the rest of the shop remains open—and bags have been moved upstairs—anyone looking for first floor items like scarves, ties, perfume, or jewelry will have to head up to the label's temporary store up the block. Madison Avenue Spy reports that the new set-up hasn't deterred shoppers. In fact, the new space has been so crowded that there are lines to get in. To buy full-priced merchandise. When it's 17 degrees out. It seems like a lot of work for a silk scarf, but then again, if you're buying Hermès at full-price, maybe you can afford to pay someone to wait in line for you?
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