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How does one manage to look chic during the dog days of a hot, sweaty New York summer? On a recent afternoon in the crowded, shopper-centric neighborhood of SoHo, easy, breezy outfits with a casual street vibe dominated the sidewalks. Women opted for comfort in flowy summer dresses, denim cutoffs and spandex ath-leisure wear and sneakers — whether en route to the gym or not.