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It's almost time to add another chic French label to our Parisian invasion map, as boho brand Cotelac is putting the finishing touches on a Lexington Avenue store. The label, which feels a bit like a higher-end Comptoir des Cotonniers, already has a boutique in Soho. But this will be just its fifth U.S. location—and only its second for New York City. Its November arrival should be bittersweet for Upper East Side residents, many of whom grew attached to the space's previous tenant, indie book store Bookberries, before it shuttered in summer 2011.
· Checking In on Manhattan's French Retail Invasion [Racked NY]
· Cotelac [Official Site]
· What's the Deal [WSJ]