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Daryl K recently designed a capsule resort collection for Steven Alan, and took to the brand's blog to discuss it, amongst other things. She explained that when she first opened her now-shuttered NYC store, "There was a woman who had a lingerie store on 7th Street...and she said [puts on a New York accent], 'Oh my Gawd, you're gonna die over there, that's the piss street,' because there's this other little street that runs through called Taras Shevchenko Place and all the bums pissed over there. It would stink. It was a really affordable rent for me as I'd just started out on my own. People found me." [Steven Alan via Racked National]