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This week, Jon Caramanica tries out BLK DNM, Johan Lindeberg's grungy basics shop on Lafayette Street. He describes it as "an aggressively priced Uniqlo or Gap for the upper echelon of the invisible," by which he means that Lindeberg wants to dress fashion's behind-the-scenes hipsters, not the peacocks in the front row. Caramanica is generally a fan, although he does point out that the clothing is so androgynous that not even the salespeople can always tell what's for men and what's for women. [NYT]

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