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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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Dustin Cohen is a photographer and filmmaker based in Brooklyn. He's shot for magazines like Rolling Stone, Elle, Inked and Billboard and has been at the helm of the creative direction behind campaigns for brands like Ray-Ban, Sperry Top-Siders and Casio G-Shock Watches. Lucky for him, he lives around the corner from his favorite shop, Williamsburg's Brooklyn Denim Company.
I live on North 3rd Street in Williamsburg and just down the block on the corner of Wythe Avenue is one of my favorite shops in NYC, Brooklyn Denim Company. They opened up a couple of years ago and it's my go-to place for, well, denim and cool, under-the-radar menswear.
Frank and Evan really know their products and have an awesome collection ranging from classic Levi's Made and Crafted to their very own in-house, made in America brand of denim and everything in between. On top of being genuinely nice guys, they also offer free in store alterations, which is a nice touch.· Brooklyn Denim Company [Official Site]
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