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Anyone trying to buy the first Puma By Rihanna Collection item, a $120 creeper sneaker that the pop star and brand creative director has been wearing for months now, is straight out of luck — unless they live in New York City. Since the shoe sold out online just three hours after it was released yesterday, the only place that diehard fans can find them is in this teensy pop-up shop on the Bowery right near Bleecker Street, featuring a huge ad photo of the singer and her rumored boyfriend Travis Scott.
We stopped in the store this afternoon — where a red velvet rope and a Mikey Likes It ice cream cart were parked outside — to ask about what's left, and found that while all colors are still available, they don't necessarily have them in every size (note that the pink ones shown above aren't out until November).
If you plan on picking up a pair, the shop is open until 7pm tonight and from 11am through 7pm tomorrow.