Beggary Loves Company

— Thu, 2nd October 2008 —

Following in The Beggar’s footsteps, the Times’ Mike Albo visits Rag & Bone’s new West Village boutique.

The best deal Ablo finds is a shawl-collared cardigan, which “fit nicely,” for $195. The man had a little trouble, however, reconciling the idea of frivolous shopping in the face of a looming financial meltdown: 
“I was particularly enamored by the selection of outerwear … Maybe this was because, deep down, I am preparing for a long winter tramping around outside, hitching on railroad cars and eating out of tin cans in my new career as a professional hobo.”

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