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WILLIAMSBURG—Crazy knit designer Degen is setting up a shop-in-shop at Swords-Smith and they're having a party Friday to celebrate. Live-knitted surprise giveaways—and complimentary beers—will be around from 5pm to 9pm at the boutique. Added bonus: the store is running a 15% off promotion through April 22nd. [Racked Wire]
UPPER EAST SIDE—Highlighters, Clorox, salt, body powder, and cheap vodka are headed for the Barneys windows. What on earth this Duane Reade/liquor store haul has to do with displaying fancy clothes is beyond us. Your guess is as good as ours—peep an image of the props (ingredients?) and try to figure it out. [Instagram]