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ASTOR PLACE—Makeover time: The Body Shop at 747 Broadway is being gutted for a little beautification. A very bright white and green rendering says to expect a June 16th reveal. It also promises to, "a journey that will change your perception of beauty. Forever." Damn. Maybe they felt the need to touch up after E.l.f. opened their shiny, white, cheap makeup emporium down the block. [Racked Wire]
UPPER EAST SIDE—We're letting the cat out of the bag. Tom Ford boutiques are hosting a private sale starting Tuesday. Both men's and women's stock will be discounted at his 845 Madison Avenue shop. [Racked Wire]