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Imagine Being Able to Shop a Runway Show

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Some of us see the runway shows at NY or Paris as the culmination of many arts and an aspirational fantasy; a few lucky others see it as their own personal QVC. Check out the tale of the women who can go to NYFW and almost buy the clothes right off models' backs. Angeleno Christine Chiu buys a dress and maybe wears it, once?then stores it forever. "If you're going to a gala for some kind of disease and then you go to a hip art event, you can't wear the same thing," she says. Someone needs to introduce her to Christos Garkinos, since we'd love to see some of those Valeninos and Chanels at Decadestwo.1. [WSJ]

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