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The 2013 Racked Awards are coming up this Thursday. To refresh, there are twelve categories this year; three were open to a reader vote, and the other nine will be chosen by Racked editors. All of the nominees represent the best and brightest in local retail and shopping, and the awards range from the Best New Store to the Coolest Pop-Up Shop.
We'll post (and toast!) the full list of winners on the 10th, but until then, see all of the nominees after the jump.
So Hot Right Now: Reader Vote
Nominees: Owen, Fivestory, VFiles, Carson Street Clothiers, Reformation
Best New Store: Reader Vote
Nominees: American Two Shot, Kirna Zabete, Dagny + Barstow, Swords-Smith, Personnel of New York
Winner: Personnel of New York
Best Men's Store: Reader Vote
Nominees: Carson Street Clothiers, Hickoree's Floor Two, Steven Alan, C.H.C.M., Pilgrim Surf + Supply
Winner: Hickoree's Floor Two
Coolest Pop-Up Shop:
Nominees: BaubleBar in Soho, Kate Spade Saturday's Touch Screen Stores, Anthem Wares, The Newsstand, Bite
Best Budget-Friendly Spot
Nominees: Teddy, Darling, O.N.A., Pixie Market, Dalaga
Best Sample Sale
Nominees: Diptyque (February), Lululemon Yoga Bowl (February), Nanette Lepore's Archival Sale (March), Comme des Garçons (May), Rebecca Minkoff (May), Tibi (May), Opening Ceremony (June), DVF (June), Rachel Comey (June)
Nominees: The Alexander Wang Clothing Giveaway, Target's Grand Central Dollhouse, The Giant Shirt at Maryam Nassir Zadeh, The Tiffany's Blue Box at Rockefeller Center, The Creepy Williamsburg Web Cam
Freshest Fitness Concept:
Nominees: Aqua Studio, Brooklyn Crew, Syncstudio, The Fhitting Room, Torque
Best New Home Goods Store:
Nominees: Goods for the Study, Jung Lee, Resortation Hardware Outlet, Steven Alan Home, West Elm Market
Best French Import:
Nominees: Iro, Equipment, Maje, Maison Kitsuné, Sandro
Best Online Goes Offline:
Nominees: Bonobos Guideshops, Warby Parker's Greene Street Store, BaubleBar's The Bar, The Everlane Workshop, Indochino's Traveling Tailor
The nine categories that don't already have winners will go up for an editorial vote, with all of the winners announced on Thursday, October 10th.
· All Racked Awards 2013 Posts [Racked NY]