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Barry's Bootcamp UES Updates, Joy Gryson's Move, and More Fashion Headlines

Quick takes on the fashion and retail headlines making news in New York City.

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UPPER EAST SIDE—While we still don't have an official opening date for Barry's Bootcamp's largest outpost to date in New York City, there is confirmation that things are happening — we spotted its signage at the corner of Second Avenue and 64th Street last night. We'll be sure to update you as we learn more.

SOHO—New York City has another cat cafe. Little Lions (40 Grand St) joins Meow Parlour and Koneko, allowing kitty lovers to play with rescue animals for $11 an hour, according to Eater. The space will also serve tea, coffee, and pastries from Balthazar and Ovenly in the tea lounge. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

TRIBECA—Handbag brand Joy Gryson will soon be without a home. After closing her Boerum Hill store less than two years after it opened, the local designer is closing her original location at 106 Franklin Street in the coming days. Stop by the store for one-of-a-kind steals, or use code MOVING60 to shop online. An email announcing the sale said the brand would reopen in a new location later this year.

UPPER WEST SIDE—Anne & Valentin has a new home, according to West Side Rag. The French eyewear brand will move into the old Le Sportsac store at 248 Columbus Avenue, adding to the Nolita and Carroll Gardens stores it already has here.

NEW YORK CITY—Eight New York-based fashion designers will show their fall 2016 collections during Paris Fashion Week as part of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund's Americans in Paris initiative, Fashionista is reporting. Aurora James of Brother Vellies, Brad Schmidt and Raul Arevelo of Cadet, Chris Gelinas of CG, Becca McCharen of Chromat, Rio Uribe of Gypsy Sport, plus the designers behind eponymous labels David Hart, Jonathan Simkhai, and Thaddeus O'Neil will make the trip.