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There have been a lot of rumors floating around about Betsey Johnson lately—that she's going to do a diffusion line, that she's teaming up with the Home Shopping Network, that she may stop designing entirely. So we admit we were a little surprised when this new Betsey Johnson store showed up on the radar. It opened on Thursday, October 29. A staffer told us this store was a trial-run of a new concept for her. It's light, it's bright; apart from the hanging tutus, there's barely any fluorescent pink in the store, anywhere. Overwhelmingly, it's Betsey Johnson Teen Vogue dresses (over-the-top prom looks), with a few jackets, handbags and shoes. Still, it's a fun store with super-friendly employees and as good a reason as any we can think of to have a prom for adults.
· Betsey Johnson [Official Site]