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Round One of our Hottest Shopkeepers contest closes at noon today, after which the four winners—one from each heat—will face off in the semi-finals. As of this writing, Heat 1 is being dominated by Angus of Soho surf shop Saturdays, although Susanne of Chelsea lingerie boutique Sugar Cookies is giving him a tough fight. In Heat 2, Terrill of Opening Ceremony just barely pulled ahead of Sonia of LES shop Suite Orchard with 235 votes to her 230. David of Brooklyn's Goose Barnacle is winning Heat 3, although Emily of Eleven is gaining on him. And in Heat 4, Jackie of Hugo Boss looks like a clear winner, with 50 votes over the nearest competition, Dylan of Epaulet.
If you haven't voted yet, now's your chance to have an impact. Here are all four polls, laid out below for your convenience:
· Hottest Shopkeep Round 1, Heat 4
· Hottest Shopkeep Round 1, Heat 3
· Hottest Shopkeep Round 1, Heat 2
· Hottest Shopkeep Round 1, Heat 1