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The legacy of fast-fashion powerhouse Zara is not limited to the many cheap-and-chic garments in your wardrobe. Apparently, the brand has also left a trail of magnificent architectural restorations in its wake as its opened countless flagships around the globe. Curbed reports: "Zara has a penchant for scouting out historic locations for their stores, calling upon an in-house architecture department to painstakingly convert landmark buildings into retail spaces that reflect the local flavor and heritage of the city." Head over there to see the stunning before and after pics. [Curbed National]