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We've always known that Venice's eclectic neighborhood Abbot Kinney was a capsule of cool, but it's always a treat to hear it from out-of-towners we admire. For GQ's first-ever "Style Bible" issue (on newsstands now), the popular men's mag calls Abbot Kinney Blvd the most happening block in the nation, backing up their claim with 14 must-stops for men's grooming, clothing, footwear, and sports gear. Favorites range from Alternative Apparel to Surfing Cowboys.
Also in the issue are GQ's picks for the "25 Best Men's Stores in America," which features LA cameos by RTH Shop in WeHo, Tom Ford in Beverly Hills, and South Willard in Mid-City.
· The Coolest Block in America [GQ]