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Marine gear goes glam as Maine makers ride wave of nautical chic

On the cobblestone streets of the Old Port, tourists can scoop up all types of lobster-themed swag, from lobster deely boppers with googly eyes to lobster T-shirts to lobster mugs. But lately, fashionistas are forsaking the obvious for more subtle nods to Maine’s marine industry. A spectrum of nautical-themed products, from bait bags to sunglasses made from lobster traps, made by young designers are attracting discerning shoppers in droves. Read the rest here 11:32