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This week for the Times, Mike Albo highlights independent Nolita boutique Unis. You get the feeling from the piece that Mike wants to give them a little free publicity, get the word out. He really likes the "spiffed-up but broken-in" clothing, and owner Eunice Lee. "It may sound sadistic, but it’s strangely nice to hear how Ms. Lee and her label are scraping by. For those of us who didn’t spend the last decade driving Escalades, duping our friends into shady investments or buying Antigua, it’s inspiring to hear about people who refuse to abandon what they love to do. At the very least, we can afford to be inspired." So go over there and buy some freaking button-downs already. [NYT]