What better for Billyburg outfitting than an Americana purveyor that dates back to the Civil War? Walks a manly/twee line. Vests, overalls, bandanas. Railroad engineer caps let you live out childho... read more
Former shoe buyer for Barneys expands from Boerum Hill. Reflects original neighborhood's values, practical but cool, for a maturing Williamsburg. Comfort-driven shoes aren't completely devoid of st... read more
Huge, loft-like gallery lets clothes speak for themselves. Stocked with sleek offerings from the omnipresent 3.1 Philip Lim to the bold colors of Brazilian designer Alexander Herchcovich. Designer ... read more
Park Slope branch of No Relation/Atlantis Attic/Urban Jungle family. Just like its sibs, offers massive selection covering sweaters, dresses, jackets, flannels. Super-cheap shoe section, from cowbo... read more
Back in the summer of '69, Gap sold just Levi's, LPs, and tapes. 1969 was a long, long time ago. All growed up now, 3,000-plus location chain will hook you up with everything from bathing suits to ... read more
Head up the stairs above Gordon Bennett for men’s shop from Hill-Side peeps. Dry goods for modern gents, only this is “hard goods.” Exposed brick makes a rustic backdrop for conte... read more
Nothing feral about this mom and pop shop. Crisply curated men’s and women’s. Denim from Them Atelier, contemporary looks by Sophomore and Free People, cool pop T’s. Kicks run fro... read more
Like a Goodwill, except with taste. Lovely discards that only a jaded New Yorker could have given up. Get yourself psyched up by lingering over the elaborate window displays (usually stuff that... read more
Despite the Frenchie name, one-time Macy’s offshoot is American all the way. Cut from similar cloth as A&F and American Eagle, serves up range of trendy looks for late-teen and early-20... read more
Of the moment, young, emerging-designer wares retailed in open warehouse spaces with "downtown vibe." Casual apparel and accessories, full denim bar. Funky jewelry, pop tart/movie star sunglasses, ... read more
Gorgeous greenies now have a Brooklyn Kaight for their sustainable boutique shopping. Join fans like Kate Dillon and Emily Deschanel for sleek organic denim from Good Society, Linda Loudermilk, and... read more
Stylish men's shop offering up street looks that are more buttoned-down than what usually parades up Bedford. Small space with good edit of messenger bags, $50 graphic T's, Naked & Famous Denim... read more
Downtown style in Clinton Hill. Barking Brown offshoot provides roomy digs for exploring more of the original's well-curated selection of bags, boots, and more. Pronounced "by me," offers Pratt gra... read more
Like gaining VIP access to Great White's dressing room circa 1983. Think excess -- neon-painted walls, tutus hanging from the ceiling in a confetti-colored explosion, and English phone booths that... read more
The lady trio behind Dossier magazine, Skye Parrot, Katherine Krause and Molly McIver, opened up their shop in Fort Greene to house tote bag collabs, designer friend's duds and stylish vintage find... read more
In early 2009--with retail in New York on a serious decline--Bird owner Jennifer Mankins opened her third Brooklyn outpost. Stocked with the usual line up of contemporary designers and a few new hi... read more
Nostalgic atmosphere just right for "The West Village of Brooklyn." Patriotic, locally minded mission statement; vintage century-old digs. Stocks Levis Shrink-to-Fit 501s, Woolrich workshirts, and ... read more
Egg roll factory turned massive discounter to dress the Billyburg masses. Steel sculptor meets long-time liquidator, combine forces to deliver designer samples, returns, irregulars, and odd-lot lef... read more
From Sir with love. RISD grad Joanna Baum shows off an elegant touch at her Brooklyn boutique. Big names like Kirsten Dunst and Keira Knightley have rocked this look, which takes inspiration from v... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Lower-priced Ralph Lauren line defined by distressed Americana. Den...
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For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...