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Crown Heights' New Boutique; Vidal Sassoon Has Passed Away

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CROWN HEIGHTS—Now open on Classon Avenue between St. Marks Avenue and Bergen Street is Lady J +1, a shop that only sells clothing and accessories from Brooklyn designers. The store has plans to rotate that selection bi-monthly, but as for now, you can shop brands like Lady J Jewelry and Oyster NYC swimwear. [RackedWire]

LOS ANGELES—Hair legend Vidal Sassoon passed away today at the age of 84. The Times recalls his love for his job with this quote from a 2004 interview with the Chicago Tribune: "Hairdressers are a wonderful breed. You work one-on-one with another human being and the object is to make them feel so much better and to look at themselves with a twinkle in their eye." [NYT]

Lady J +1

679 Classon Avenue Brooklyn, NY