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Racked Friends Dish on Their Favorite New Store of the Year

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Same as last year, we've tapped a handful of reputable fashion friends to weigh in on 2013's greatest hits (and misses). First topic: Favorite new stores.


Bridal boutique Ceremony in Beacon Hill

Favorite local store opening?

Tina Burgos, Covet + Lou founder: Ceremony in Beacon Hill; Alix Childs has a great sense of style.

Kaitlin Madden, Lux & Concord blogger: Dew Luxe, the high end consignment boutique in Southie. The first time I went in, I saw classic black Louboutin pumps for $300, a tweed Chanel jacket, and baby Gucci loafers.

Jeff Lahens, DressCode Boston founder: John Varvatos at Copley Place. Mr. Style and substance. Enough said!

Aliston Tomisato, PR and Marketing for W Boston: The long-awaited opening of No. 6 Newbury, which brings 10,000 square feet of Coco Chanel to Boston. From the dramatic Jean-Michel Othoniel designed cascading glass bead wall to the chairs upholstered in Chanel tweed, each detail creates an immersive Chanel experience.

Christine Mitchell, N'East Style blogger: Friend and local legend Tina Burgos opened her online shop Covet + Lou!

Brittany Fischer, Beauty Correspondent for Gloss48: The new Intermix and Calypso St. Barth in Chestnut Hill.