Hamish Bowles Writes Met Tell-All, Kardashians to Leave the Hamptons

And Macy's may be about to sell the site of its Brooklyn store.
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Vogue editor Hamish Bowles has certainly seen his fair share of Met Costume Institute exhibitions and galas, and now, he's lending his insider view to a new book. “Vogue & The Metropolitan Museum of Art — Costume Institute: Parties, Exhibitions, People” will focus on the exhibitions from 2001's “Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years" through this year's “Charles James: Beyond Fashion,” and will be available in September. {WWD}

Denizens of the Hamptons, circle this date on your calendar: August 18. That's when the Kardashians' lease for their pop-up Dash store is reportedly up, meaning Kourtney and Khloe's terrible rampage out East may be over soon. Cue collective sigh of relief. {Page Six}

Macy's is putting a hold on plans to renovate its Brooklyn location. Property values in the neighborhood have shot up to $300 to $400 per square foot, which means the brand could make a cool $300 million by selling the site. {WWD, subscription required}

Further reading:

Ahead of the brand's Boston opening, Primark execs talk about the challenges of expanding their business to the U.S. and finding a new supply chain. {Reuters}

Proof that the backpack is here to stay? Shinola just added its first backpack in a unisex leather style, now available for pre-order. {Shinola

Soludos's second collaboration with We Are Handsome is here, and it's celebrating with a dreamy video that makes us wish summer would never end. {Soludos}