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This week, Jon Caramanica compares Blue in Green and The Real McCoy's, two menswear shops on Greene Street that shrug off four-digit price tags like it's no big deal or anything. "If the Real McCoy's is the M.I.T. of Japanese clothing, preoccupied with technical details, then its next-door neighbor Blue in Green (the two share an owner) is the Hampshire College, trying out any number of odd paths without sacrificing quality." [NYT]