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It's been a little while since the real estate binge that made Aesop one of the top five retail conquistadors of 2011, but the Australian skincare brand isn't done taken over downtown Manhattan quite yet. Its latest location just debuted at 341 Bleecker Street between w. 10th and Christopher. Like the Aesop outposts that opened last year in Nolita and Greenwich Village, the space feels futuristic but user-friendly, like a laboratory for beauty experiments combined with an old-timey apothecary.
· 2011's Five Biggest Retail Conquistadors [Racked NY]