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Continually updated, our thoughtfully curated fashion guides have become a go-to resource on newly opened shops, buzzy retail neighborhoods, and must-have products. Speaking to local designers, photographers and tastemakers, we’ve got useful tips on shopping for vintage jewelry, finding designer menswear in Tokyo, and bringing home chic edible gifts from foodie towns like Charleston and Toronto. As far as international fashion is concerned, we’ve got you covered.