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Spring has sprung, but Cathy Horyn isn't too thrilled with the way Manhattan is dressing because of it. She says that the walk between her apartment and Bergdorf is "perilous," and adds: "The first warm days of spring are generally a good time to size up the new spring fashion, but people don't seem to have their acts together yet—least of all the clerks in the Barneys shoe salon." The clerk in question is wearing a bright green shirt and checkered pants, which leads Horyn to believe he's just "the boyfriend of a customer" playing pretend. She then tries her luck at Bergdorf, where "at least the sales people looked like sales people, and not bad boyfriends." [NYT]