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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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Olivia Wolfe is the owner of American Two Shot, a shop in Soho that she launched with a childhood friend. They stock goods for guys and girls like Jonathan Simkhai, Timo Weiland, BLK DNM and vintage Vans. When she isn't working (or buying next season's merch), Wolfe checks out The Showplace Antique Center, a West Chelsea spot that houses curated items from years past.
The Showplace Antique Center is a great place to get lost. It's sort of a one-stop shop for all things vintage, from the clothes at Marlene Wetherell to classic radios at Waves. I'm a sucker for Deco and the various stalls at the Showplace have fantastic jewelry, furniture and collectibles from the 1930s and 40s. I don't ever go in looking for something specific, but I pop in from time to time and something special always finds me.· The Showplace Antique Center [Official Site]
· American Two Shot [Official Site]
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