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CHELSEA—Our new favorite blog Never Pay Retail NYC revisits the Lauren Merkin sample sale. They report that the bargain bins have been ravaged and that the remaining merchandise looks a little bit trampled. That said, when one of them pointed out a loose button clasp to a sales associate with a Band-Aid on her face, she graciously knocked a few bucks off the price for their entire purchase. [Never Pay Retail NYC]
CHELSEA—California denim brand Cult of Individuality opened in the Limelight Marketplace this week, and the Cut has a look at the space, which includes wood shelves "salvaged from an old barn in upstate New York." Peruse the slideshow here. [The Cut]