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Sure, tons of us shop online — but there's still something about shopping locally, in stores that reflect the character of a city, town, or even a single street. Every city has its own retail topography, from London's vintage-filled Brick Lane to Philadelphia's funky stretch of South Street. Racked spotlights the best shopping gems in cities across the world, for locals and tourists alike.

This Quaint New Hampshire Town Is the Perfect Summer Escape From Boston

Prop stylist Liz Wible shares her favorite things to do (and places to shop) around Portsmouth.

Where to Buy High-Quality Jeans, From the People Who Fix Them for a Living

The experts at Denim Therapy talk alterations, repairs, and favorite brands.

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This Island Off of Seattle Has the Cutest Shops

From quaint general stores to cool vintage spots.

One of Chicago’s Best Stores Is in the Suburbs

Neapolitan Collection is worth the drive, even if you’re just window-shopping.

LA’s Iconic TenOverSix Is Moving to Miami

The art and fashion concept shop will close its doors on Melrose Place in mid-July.

The Best Day Trip From New York Is Actually a Long Island Luxury Mall

It’s only an hour’s drive from Manhattan.

Palm Springs Is the Perfect Vintage Shopping Day Trip From LA

Shoe designer Virginia Calderón shares her favorite things to do in one summer day.

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Cincinnati's Indie Shopping Scene Is Worth Going Out of Your Way For

The city’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood is full of great little stores.