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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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Joseph Einhorn is the CEO of The Fancy, the new online market place that counts Ashton Kutcher as an investor and Twitter's Jack Dorsey as a board member. It's been dubbed the men's version of Pintrest, but while Einhorn hopes to turn e-commerce on its head, he still finds time for some old-school print-and-paper book shopping.
Karma, a bookstore, is probably the best new store in New York City that I have seen in a long time. It's located on a little street in the West Village, and they have the dopest book selection inside?and a lot of great art too. Trust me, go check it out and see for yourself. Dennis Friedman, the creative director of Barneys New York (and formerly of W Magazine), was in the office the other day and he told me I needed to go and check it out. So, I walked over with my friend David and we met Brendan, the guy who owns the place. I was blown away by what he had.· Karma [Official Site]
· The Fancy [Official Site]
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