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It's no secret that the first NARS standalone store opens its doors tomorrow on Bleecker Street. But we got a sneak peak of the Fabien Baron-designed jewel of a boutique: Inside you'll find a bookcase filled with some of Francois Nars' favorite things (including a copy of the Belle du Jour script, which inspired the iconic lipstick shade), literally every NARS shade available (think Orgasm after Orgasm), and products found only at the Bleecker Street address. First up on the exclusives list is a larger version of holiday's popular Bento Box lip colors, with a limited-edition run of only 100, and the appropriately named 413 Bleecker Pure Matte Lipstick in a rich, red brick shade.
NARS boutique, 413 Bleecker Street (between West 11th and Bank streets).
Down-filled parkas and puffer jackets talk a big talk when it comes to bad weather. But, really, how can you tell the one you're thinking about buying online or trying on in a toasty dressing room will actually hold up to colder-than-cold temperatures and other inclement scenarios? A lot more goes into this purchase than read
Over-the-knee boots are almost unanimously beloved. If you're averse to pants, the leg coverage allows you roam free without the constraint of trousers. On the other hand (er, foot), the style adds an extra layer of calf protection over your favorite pair of jeans. No matter how you wear 'em, they're likely a staple in read