The latest from Racked, covering shopping and retail from the sidewalks up.
1) Chelsea: The de-Eckoficiation of the city continues, with the streetwear designer's high-end Marc Ecko Cut & Sew boutique having given up the ghost in Chelsea. Ecko famously paid rent on a prime 42nd Street storefront in Times Square for years and never did anything with it. He also shuttered his Gramercy warehouse.
2) Downtown Brooklyn and Target locations nationwide: We like dressing up the place for cheap, which is why Racked has us excited for Dror Benshetrit's soon-to-debut furnishings collection for the Big Red Bullseye. It's the wood that makes it good.
3) Soho: If Uniqlo + Pac-Man + Hipsters = your idea of a good time, then read on.
· Racked [racked.com]