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Crime Blotter: Showroom Seven's Office Robbed

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Whatever you were doing at 3am on New Year's Day, it was probably both less industrious and less illegal than this: Some burglar(s) climbed a heating duct outside the Cooper Design Space, broke a window, and burglarized Showroom Seven's office. The spoils included "bags by Orla Kiely and Jane August, Erickson Beamon jewelry and dresses by Akiko Ogawa," reports WWD. Curiously, the thieves left behind a bunch of expensive electronics, leading the company to suspect that they were "fashion-savvy insiders" specifically after the clothes. Which would, of course, be an amazing heist movie. "The Fashionista Capers"? "Orla's Eleven"? Screenwriters, are you listening?
· Robbers Steal From Showroom Seven [WWD, subscription req'd]
· Showroom Seven [Official Site]

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