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A Look Inside Blake's Monumental Expansion

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[Photos: James Atkins]

Very quietly this summer, one of the city's greatest fashion institutions, Blake began an expansion into the neighboring space. With no trim, high ceilings and the cleanest shade of white— constructing the minimal details must have be done with great care and thoroughness, considering the perfect environment to sell art.

This week, as these details finally came together in majestic synergy, the team from Blake, like luxury ninjas, took the frosted plastic off the windows and revealed their expansion. So now that Céline, Balenciaga, Dries and Margiela have more space to rest their heads, we see an opportunity for one more expansion... the store's roster of exclusive designers.
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