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Here's your daily update on the myriad of retail changes going down in the East Village and Lower East Side lately: First, over the weekend we noticed that Verameat +, the clothing-focused outpost just a few doors down from the original jewelry-focused flagship, appears to be up for rent.
Update: Vera Balyura of Verameat confirms that yes, the store will be moving, but likely not until after the holidays — the brand's currently in search of a Lower East Side store, and afterwards will relocate.
And a bit farther south, menswear designer and bowtie connoisseur Alexander Olch is relocating his tie shop at 14 Orchard Street to a former Chinese bodega at the corner of Canal and Orchard Streets, Bowery Boogie reports. This, in addition to that art house cinema he's building around the block at 7-11 Ludlow Street.