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These hustlers resell Supreme and Kith streetwear to pay bills

For enterprising hustlers like Lou Mojica, shopping is a full-time job. Rather than schlep to an office, the Lower East Side resident wakes up on weekday mornings and treks to high-end streetwear shops, then stands in line to snag the latest release, or “drop.” Last Monday, the 32-year-old rushed over to Kith on Lafayette Street, and waited for three hours to load up on duds from the store’s newly released, limited-supply design collaboration with Nobu, the Japanese restaurant group. To his delight, he picked up a $160 hoodie and a $65 T-shirt. Then, it was time for the turnaround. Usually, Mojica posts newly purchased wares on his @louthedon Instagram account, which currently has a modest, but enthusiastic, 2,867 followers. Bu ...