TO THE LETTER: The only problem with these faux-vintage marquee alphabet lights comes down to choosing which letter(s) to get. Each roughly two-foot high letter is festooned with lights, guaranteed to turn your living room into something out of a Baz Luhrmann movie. $178 each at Urban Outfitters; find stores here.
BIRD UP: Color us giddy: Today through August 31, Brooklyn’s cult-favorite boutique chainlet Bird is taking up to 75% off spring goods from the likes of Stella McCartney and Isabel Marant, stocking its Fifth Avenue shop with the merch and inviting you in. 316 Fifth Avenue, 718-768-4940.
HAT TRICK: The always-sensible-about-fashion Nina Garcia is quietly cornering the market on self-(style) help books – the “Project Runway” judge is following up her bestsellers “The One Hundred” and “The Little Black Book of Style” with a third tome, the recession-appropriate “The Style Strategy: A Less-Is-More Approach to Staying Chic and Shopping Smart.” It’s $21.99 at BookCulture, 536 West 112th Street, 212-865-1588.
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