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Just don’t call them dummies…

By Brian | November 29, 2005 | Share on Facebook

A lingerie shop in Augusta, Maine is using live models in their store window to attract (mostly male) customers. Here’s the quote that caught my eye, though:

“It’s like a New York thing. It’s urban. It’s edgy,” said Stacy Gervais, owner of Stacy’s Hallmark Store and a founder of a downtown merchants group. “We need a shtick — something that we do that attracts people and gets us remembered.”

A New York thing? A quick word to Stacy, who obviously doesn’t get out of Maine much: those folks in New York who stand behind windows wearing nice clothes? They’re taping a TV show, not modeling their underwear…

Topics: The World Wide Weird | 2 Comments »

2 Responses to “Just don’t call them dummies…”

  1. Anonymous says at December 26th, 2005 at 9:09 pm :
    You totally missed the point, Brian.

  2. Brian says at January 1st, 2006 at 2:54 am :
    Well, if you get the point, then yes – I totally missed it. I don’t see what’s “New York” about live models in store windows.

    Please elaborate (and tell me who you are!)

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