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The rumors are true: Strange-yet-convenient restaurant/shop 202 Cafe inside Chelsea Market will be closing this weekend. And yes, they are also having a giant sale to say goodbye. The kitchen closes on Friday, but you can keep shopping the sale throughout Saturday. Picks from French Connection starts as low as $20 for bandage dresses (if you can fit into them—last we checked there were only 0/2s left) to $70. Markdowns from Farhi by Nicole Farhi were a little weirder: a silk top originally $395 is now only $50, but another hanging next to it is only marked down to $160 from $230. Prices on the home goods section are a little more straightforward: everything is up to 80% off.
The reason for the sudden foreclosure, however, is a mystery. According to a staff member, "We weren't told that. We were just told we were closing." Now who's going to keep Anthropologie—and that crazy bakery—company?—Tiffany Yannetta
· This is a Cake. A Christian Louboutin Shoe Cake. [Racked NY]
· Nicole Farhi [Official Site]