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Elle's Offices Infested with Bedbugs? What About the Fashion Closet?

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Refinery29 just tweeted that the staff at Elle have been relegated to home offices today due to a bedbug infestation at their offices. Whoa. This is major. What will happen to all the clothing samples in the fashion closet? Will they be returned to showrooms complete with creepy crawlies ready to go forth and conquer the rest of the fashion industry. And right before fashion week, too! Stay tuned as this story develops.
· @refinery29 [Twitter]
· Major stores have suspiciously little to say about bedbug prevention [RNY]
· VS succumbs to a slight case of bedbugs [RNY]
· Abercrombie & Fitch at South Street Seaport Infested [RNA]

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