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In this week's column, Cintra Wilson declares Soho's new Alexander Wang store the spiritual heir to gone-but-not-forgotten edgy local retailers like Yohji Yamamoto and Phi. Wilson has never been afraid to criticize a shop or a designer, so you know she's not just being polite when she gushes about Wang's perfect t-shirts. Sample quote: "It’s hard to give an unequivocal rave to someone so young, rich and squeaky. If you were Mozart’s harpsichord teacher, you might be tempted to knock his wig off a few times, just to make him suffer a little. But you have to give a golden boy his A+. He has perfect pitch, and he knows how to use it." [NYT]

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