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A Virtual High Five to Our Panel's Favorite Newcomers in 2013

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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). Today we talk style scene newcomers.

Jeff Lahens visiting Caramelo, via Facebook

Who was Boston's biggest newcomer this year?

Jeff Lahens, DressCode Boston founder: Caramelo Clothing Co. in Jamaica Plain opening is a win for the menswear community in Boston.

Aliston Tomisato, PR and Marketing for W Boston: Not exactly a newcomer, but Thom Solo had a great 2013.

Tina Burgos, Covet + Lou founder: Covet + Lou, of course.

Christine Mitchell, N'East Style blogger: Shinola out of Detroit, incredible mission and incredible products.

Brittany Fischer, Beauty Correspondent for Gloss48: Gloss48.

Kaitlin Madden, Lux & Concord blogger: I'm really into Bow & Drape, and not just because they have a presence here in Boston. The fact that you can write anything you want on a sweatshirt, in sequins, no less, is awesome.
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