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New York City has more stores than anyone could physically tackle, but somehow we always keep returning to the usual suspects. To break out of the rut, we've asked some local shopping and fashion gurus to provide their hidden retail gems—those unique stores around our fantastic city that we might not all know about. Cue the Beatles: We're about to get a little help from our friends.
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Cazwell can be seen spinning all over the city, as well as performing some of his hits with titles such as "I Seen Beyonce at Burger King" and "All Over Your Face," but he's also recognized for his colorful, loud, street-inspired clothing (he's pretty much always rocking a flat-brimmed cap). He's a sneaker aficionado, and thanks to a ex, he now has a favorite shop in Noho where he stocks up on sartorial necessities.
I once dated this hot Puerto Rican boy that always had niiice t-shirts and sneakers. He told me about MEMES on Great Jones between Broadway and Lafayette. It's a little store that has all the latest Y-3, Adidas, and Jeremy Scott. They also have a killer t-shirt and accessory section. Remember when the Reebok Pump made a comeback? Well, they were the first store on it. It seems only a selected few know about it. So, you're welcome.· MEMES [Official Site]
· Cazwell [Official Site]
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