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Lin-Manuel Miranda Saves a Bookstore, Lush's New Weird Service, and More News to Know

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

Melodie Jeng

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UPPER EAST SIDE—The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute's Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style was the second most-attended fall exhibit since Extreme Beauty in 2001, attracting 194,820 visitors during its three-month stretch, WWD noted. The exhibit full of the Countess' DIY and designer ensembles ended on Sunday.

UPPER WEST SIDE—Children's store Wyatt Lily (290 Columbus Avenue) will close today after two and a half years in business and relocating to Scarsdale, allowing the store to extend its range of merchandise. "We've been really trying to hang in there and stick with it. It's really sad for us to go, but it's exciting to expand," owner Rachel Uchitel told Upper West Side Rag. They'll continue offering private concierge service in the neigborhood, though.

UPPER EAST SIDE—Lush sees your astrology-based scents and raises you its new "The Planets" treatment: a 20-minute consultation, a 90-minute massage, a 30-minute arm massage-slash-palm reading, and an hour-long facial at its New York spa (783 Lexington Ave). The verdict? One Refinery29 beauty writer left feeling calm, serene, and really hungry. You can indulge in the ultimate bespoke spa treatment, too, for $495.

MIDTOWN—It's hard out here for a book store — unless, of course, you have support in high places. A pipe burst recently flooded Drama Bookstore at 250 West 40th Street and according to the New York Times, Lin-Manuel Miranda swooped in faster than you can say "Hamilton." The star and creator of the award-winning Broadway show immediately tweeted that the bookstore needed help, prompting his 269,000 followers to "buy a book." He went on to launch a full on social media campaign that led to a significant increase in sales.