The sheer number of people going in and out of the building is startling. Droves of women of all ages and in groups, some with husbands in tow and some without, walk up and down the dingy stairs of a building near Canal Street in Manhattan hoping to find fake bags to bring home.
Whatever happened to not talking to strangers? What about avoiding dark alleys? Apparently none of those safety adages applies in the pursuit of counterfeits, as this reporter learned while observing a recent undercover investigation.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)