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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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Kathryn Typaldos is a born-and-bred New Yorker (except for a brief stint in New Jersey, which she'll admit with pride). She worked at W Magazine for four years before pursuing her own career as a freelance stylist. Now, she collaborates with musicians such as MGMT, Chairlift, Tanlines, and Violens as well as emerging designers. Here, she shows us her favorite hidden place for vintage clothing in Williamsburg.
Grand St. Bakery is one of my favorite local Brooklyn vintage spots. The shop, a former Williamsburg bakery, is run by a super cool and incredibly warm couple, Neal Mello and Cyd Mullen. It is an amazing and multi-functional space (think beers and shows in the summertime) that houses a sick collection of vintage denim amongst other gems—I got the perfect pair of Levi's that I can wear with sneakers or heels, depending on my mood.· Grand St. Bakery [Facebook]
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