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Tour Nordstrom’s new NYC flagship megastore

If there’s ever a third “Sex and the City” movie, Nordstrom is here to provide Carrie and company with their haute, new haunt. The just-opened retail destination at 57th and Broadway — the Seattle institution’s first Manhattan megastore, across the street from its men’s outpost, which opened last year — has a Christian Louboutin pop-up and a “Shoe Bar” where shoppers can sip cosmos while trying on Manolos. “We started in 1901 as a shoe company,” says Nordstrom’s executive vice president and shoe guru Kristin Frossmo, adding that a third of the store’s styles are exclusive to the brand. “Our first 62 years, until 1963, we were just a shoe business. So it’s a category that we are very committed to.” And ...