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Hermes Liveblog

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Man, we love a good sample sale liveblog—our sister site Racked NY has been on the scene at the Hermes Sample Sale line since 8:11 this morning. Apparently, the first die-hard bargain shopper arrived to line up at 5:30 a.m. Hope she brought a wad of cash, cuz yesterday's reports peg the least expensive item at the sale around $70 (men's tie) with men's shoes starting around $364—Hermes doesn't run a bargain bin sample sale! No children under 12 allowed, 90 minutes wait at the cash register, and a three hour queue to get in. Is it worth it? Check out the liveblog to find out. [RNY]