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Surrounded by beautiful buys from 9 to 5, the everyday life of a Philly boutique owner is a practice in self-restraint. In Gimme Gimme, we ask a shopkeep: Which currently-in-stock item are you seriously tempted to buy for yourself?
After waking up to this freakazoid snowstorm, we can't blame Knit Wit store owner Ann Gitter for gravitating toward the laid-back, California girl vibe of Raquel Allegra's cotton/poly pieces. Made in LA, Allegra's line of flowy knits represents everything that today's weather is not; tees and skirts are breezy and carefree—antithetic to today's heavy wool parka. True, you could probably buy a plane ticket to the West Coast for the cost of the pricey line, but getting to Knit Wit won't require packing.
· Adresse Owner Stefanie Lutzo on the Bag That's Calling Her Name [Racked Philly]
· Knit Wit [Official Site]
· Raquel Allegra [Official Site]