Dolce Vita's shoes might be carried by the likes of Urban Outfitters, but worth a trip to the mother ship to see the full range in action. Familiar to every legging-clad chicster in New York: there... read more
Bougie-preppy outfitter builds entire shop around a single suit. Best-seller “Ludlow” moves from nearby Liquor Store's supporting cast to starring role here. Available in nineteen dappe... read more
Special-label spin-off from flashy Italian brand. Definite glam accents, rock ‘n’ roll overtones. Craftsmanship is evidence, applied to contemporary fabrics, distressed denim and leathe... read more
Classic American preppy meets urban for durable downtown looks. Anti-flash threads from Atelier Production et Création (A.P.C.) are fully credible, from mainstream Paris and back across the ... read more
Consignment is one way to recession-proof a dedicated designer habit (it's not about want versus need, it's want thus need. Right?) Pick up Vuitton, Chloe, Prada, and other smoking-hot labels (load... read more
Canadian brand known for retailing out of grocery stores tries something a little bit more upscale for its NYC foray. Oak accents meet signature orange shades inside Fifth Avenue boutique. Targets ... read more
C. as in C. Burch, as in the former Mr. Tory Burch, now flogging his own lifestyle line. Flagship store goes for the lux shopper, while keeping price tags within the troposphere. Lime green doors o... read more
Vintage pendants dangling from the rafters up the colorful vibe at this Greenpoint crossover. Shop's like a cabinet of curiosities, with seventy top designers integrated among mounted butterflies, ... read more
Hipster consignment shop extraordinaire, Beacon's Closet offers a wide selection of vintage and used items for men and women. Drop off some of your old duds for store credit, or just peruse rac... read more
Red, white, and blue supplants pink and green on the Preppie palette. Ralph Lipschitz gets back to the ranch, literally, taking inspiration from his Double RL Colorado spread. Vintage mixed with fa... read more
Graphic T's, buffalo plaid vests, Ben Sherman button-downs, Artful Dodger casualwear. Huge selection of kicks, all the latest from Nike, Reebok, Puma, and Adidas. Luggage and backpacks, too. Flirty... read more
Strives to make shopping for jeans a more civilized experience, ditching the piles and clutter for clean lines and open spaces. Holy order of denim brands, including DL1961, Current/Elliott, Henry ... read more
Johan Lindeberg’s essential denim. Follow up to J. Lindeberg line goes for the whole classic/timeless thing. Tight edit on the jean options, expect a couple of skinny cuts and not much more. ... read more
Swiss clothier gets back to its U.S. roots with vintage extravaganza. Hits the retro thing hard for the Rugger label, raiding archives for re-releases of plaids, short-sleeves, sweaters, slacks. Cl... read more
NYC outpost of UK brand inspired by Japanese graphics and vintage Americana. Ah, globalism. Big store rocking industrial vibe, showcasing Abercrombiesque looks, with abundant use of brand logo... read more
Helmut has left the building, but namesake brand chugs along with classic minimalist design. Japanese label Link Theory behind the scenes, Nicole and Michael Colovos of Habitual handling crea... read more
Vancouver export takes over major Soho corner. Roomy store covers two stories with chic looks from Aritzia’s versatile house brands. Intimate upstairs space for designer wear, with edgy A Mov... read more
Angular space looks like it might have been transported off Deep Space Nine, with graphite nooks framing über-current looks. Flagship shop shows off varied fields of expertise, serves both gen... read more
Name's been around since 1937, although shop is actually a recent J.Crew spinoff. More downtowny than the mother ship, still tends toward the simple, classic, and wearable. Strong in denim, servi... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
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Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...