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Ex-Merchant: Westwood More Appealing Than Ridgewood

Women's clothing store Anais moved to Westwood from its former location in Ridgewood citing better parking, more fashionable.

Ex-Merchant: Westwood More Appealing Than Ridgewood

Shoppers searching for women's clothes in downtown Westwood have one more option, and it's a familiar one if they also shop in neighboring Ridgewood.

Anais Boutique opened in the former location of  on Westwood Avenue Thursday. The store carries moderately-priced contemporary women's clothing, including some items imported from Europe, according to owner Aiden Tolouie.

The store originally opened in Ridgewood, but Tolouie , he previously told Patch.  

Tolouie said he thought Westwood could be a better fit for Anais because it is more "fashion-oriented" and has better parking.

"Westwood is more appealing as a town," Tolouie said. Anais also has locations in  and .

, touting high fashion for small humans, has replaced Anais on East Ridgewood Avenue.

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