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Last year's big retail invasion came by way of the French, but now it seems that the Scandinavians could be usurping the island (of Manhattan). While the Nords have been on our radar for awhile, the news of two designers opening boutiques this month really tipped the scale. Gudrun Sjoden, of Sweden, opened on Greene Street last week while Han Kjobenhav, of Denmark, opens tomorrow on Prince Street.
These newcomers join Acne, who arrived in 2008, and five other Northerners for what we're calling the Scandinavian Invasion. We've mapped them all after the jump.