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This Year In Store Sidekicks: 2010

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With only a few days left in 2010, it's time to look back at a year of dizzying highs and crushing lows, a year when every empty storefront held a pop-up shop and every sidewalk a sample sale line. Folks, it's the annual (four years running!) Racked Recap. All this week and into the next, we'll be reliving our biggest and brightest (and saddest and darkest) moments. Take a deep breath of the sweet, sweet nostalgia with the a look back at our Thirteen Store Sidekicks of 2010

This year wasn't just one for the best and worst of designer collaborations, new store openings and even pants, but it also had us continuing to discover the fuzzy and welcoming animals that hang out in some of our favorite stores around the city.

Our Store Sidekicks series enjoyed a second adorable year and we met so many pets, we don't know where to begin. Here they are ladies and gents, the Store Sidekicks of 2010—get your smiles ready because it was like Cuteoverload in person.

In chronological order:

· Linda at Skyline Books
· Fig at Nest Interiors
· Pinky, Mojo, and Daisy at TG170
· Sherman at Poppy
· Nino at Dijital Fix
· Charlie and Sam at Charlie and Sam
· Xiao at Laura Lobdell
· Chloe at Mason's Tennis Mart
· Dirt at Eva Gentry
· Zoey at Callalilai
· Monkey at Any Old Iron
· Lucas at A Man and a Woman
· Shorty at Palmer Trading Company

And don't forget to smile again at our look through all of 2009's Store Sidekicks.
· All 2010 Racked Recaps [Racked]