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In this week's column, Cintra Wilson visits the Theory/Helmut Lang pop-up in Soho and falls madly in love with Olivier Theyskens's sexy Theory collection. She spends most of the space elaborating on why it's so weird and wonderful that Theyskens is designing for the workwear line, ultimately giving us this amazing little anecdote: "Eric Schlossberg, one of the store employees (a refreshingly laid-back, cheerful, artistic crew of dancers, stylists, etc.), explained it thusly: 'I mean, what Theory customer is going to be walking around in a conical bra-dress with five-inch platforms?' (To his great credit, Mr. Schlossberg, the day I visited, was attempting to dress his own mother in such items.)" [NYT]

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