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Kai Avent-deLeon is one of those quintessential cool girls we can't get enough of. The founder and owner of Sincerely Tommy, a minimalist women's clothing and lifestyle concept store full of emerging and independent designers and artists, is a born and raised Brooklynite (Bed-Stuy, to be exact) embodies chic in an acutely relatable and easy going way.

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The entrepreneur makes even the easiest of outfits—cut-off jeans, a white button down, and loafers—look elevated. So, it should come as no surprise that we wanted to learn more about her favorite things. Here, Kai breaks down the best parts of New York City and, specifically, Brooklyn style.

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What is the most stylish street in your city?

Ludlow St. in the lower east side.

What’s a perfect Sunday afternoon in your city?

The MET, lunch at Candle Cafe, and a film at Angelika theater.

What do you love about fashion in Brooklyn?

It's effortless, eclectic, and everyone just does and wears what they want.

When you can’t think of anything to wear, what’s your go-to outfit?

A white tee and vintage Levis

The first thing I do in the morning is…

Visualize my day

What is the best piece of style advice you ever received and from whom?

Be yourself and be comfortable—from me

What are your top three beauty essentials?

Dr. Bronners soap, tea tree oil, and chem peels from Derma di Color

Describe your personal style in three words.

Comfortable, classic, and effortless