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We've picked the highest-ranked Street Scenes subjects of the past week from Racked NY and Racked LA; now you decide which coast has the best style.
On the left, we have our NYC contender Marc (51.1% Perfection!/37% I feel strangely ambivalent about it/12% Who did this to you?) wearing a Viktor & Rolf blazer, a Paul Smith scarf, Mavi jeans, Comme des Garçons shoes and sunglasses he bought from a street vendor.
On the right, we have our LA contender Melody (31.5% Perfection!/30.3% So close/29.2% I feel strangely ambivalent about it/9% Who did this to you?) wearing pants and top from Ross, an Urban Outfitters hat and carrying a bag from Aldo.