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To hell with the Rodeo Drive, Michigan Avenue and Madison Avenue -- if you're looking for cutting-edge fashion, look no further than the streets of Crown Town (you know, Charlotte?). We combed a bunch of neighborhoods in our fair city and spotted a handful of random well-dressed citizens eager to dish about their shirts, skirts and all that jazz.

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WHO: Michelle Kee

AGE: 21

OCCUPATION: Student

ORIGINALLY FROM: Wilmington, N.C.

SPOTTED: On the streets of Dilworth

ROCKIN': "Simple green dress ... black leather cuff, black belt, vintage silver, black strap ups."

FAVORITE ITEM: Shoes -- "They were $10. I love them!"

STYLE PHILOSOPHY: "I wear what's cute."

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WHO: Shawn Cass

AGE: 30

OCCUPATION: Marketing/event planning

ORIGINALLY FROM: Boston

SPOTTED: At the Highland Mill Lofts (NoDa)

ROCKIN': White button up from the Gap, Kenneth Cole slacks and Steve Madden shoes.

FAVORITE ITEM: "Steve Madden shoes."

STYLE PHILOSOPHY: "Relaxed and comfortable, yet classic."

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WHO: David Dos

AGE: 20

OCCUPATION: Retail sales associate

ORIGINALLY FROM: Somewhere in "Cali"

SPOTTED: In South Park Mall

ROCKIN': Ed Hardy hat (purchased in Los Angeles); paint splattered V-neck; slim-cut light-washed jeans; and classic checkerboard Vans.

FAVORITE ITEM: "Beach-inspired jewelry."

STYLE PHILOSOPHY: "[Wear] whatever makes you look good and feel happy inside."

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WHO: Jessica Brasfield

AGE: 24

OCCUPATION: Fashion marketing student

ORIGINALLY FROM: Charlotte

SPOTTED: On Thomas Avenue (Plaza Midwood)

ROCKIN': Adrianne Ruffin dress, thrift store accessories and boots.

FAVORITE ITEM: "Thrift store rings."

STYLE PHILOSOPHY: "Follow your mood."

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WHO: Verness Hunt

AGE: 21

OCCUPATION: Student

ORGINALLY FROM: Charlotte

SPOTTED: In Historic Cherry

ROCKIN': H&M T-shirt, Billionaire Boys Club boxers, skinny jeans by Natures Jeans, Modern Amusement hoodie and retro Air Force Dunks.

FAVORITE ITEM: "Boxers."

STYLE PHILOSOPHY: "I incorporate different styles and different cultures. Right now the skateboard thing is hot, so I'm doing that."

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