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UPPER EAST SIDE—If we were in Paris, we'd be going bonkers for Soldes, the semi-annual sale that sweeps the city every January and July. But we're not, and macaron empire Ladurée would like to remind us of that with its Soldes 0% macaron box. Translation: It has a 0% discount. Pick one up for $26 at the Madison Avenue shop starting Wednesday, and be sure to check out their latest seasonal flavor, Chocolate Coffee. [RackedWire]
MIDTOWN WEST—Starting tomorrow and running through January 13th, makeup artist Jerry Johnson will be premiering the new Laura Mercier spring 2014 Renaissance collection at Henri Bendel. Book an appointment by calling 212-904-7965, and if you mention any site in the holy trinity of social media (that's Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram) during your consultation, you'll receive a free full-sized product. [RackedWire]