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Philadelphia has more stores than anyone could physically tackle, but somehow we always keep returning to the usual suspects. To break out of the rut, we've asked some local shopping and fashion gurus to provide their hidden retail gems—those unique stores around Philly that we might not all know about. Cue the Beatles: We're about to get a little help from our friends.
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It may be Valentine's Day, but Chaucee Stillman's love affair with Philadelphia is a year-round deal. "Philadelphia is a city made up of neighborhoods, and in each neighborhood there's a gem to be found," says the Streets & Stripes blogger. Here, Stillman dishes on the five Philly shopping haunts she's always sweet on, and reveals the Center City boutique owner who's stolen a special piece of her heart.