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Looking for a boutique take on off-price luxury labels? MadaLuxe Vault tries to crack the code

Looking for a boutique take on off-price luxury labels? MadaLuxe Vault tries to crack the code

Trying to score a fashion-brand bargain at the outlet level usually requires expending a good deal of shoe leather because luxury labels such as Prada, Gucci and Armani usually showcase their discounted merchandise in these malls in mono-brand environments that require shoppers to pop in and out of a series of separate stores. But a new retail space at the Citadel Outlets is trying to flip that script by serving up off-price designer apparel and accessories in a setting that feels more like a traditional multi-brand boutique.

At first glance, the 3,000-square-foot Madaluxe Vault store, which opened Tuesday next door...

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