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
Su Beyazit’s Clinton Hill boutique is so whimsical and woodsy it’s no surprise her past involves a stint as an Etsy seller—the prime pieces here are her handpicked vintage gems. R... read more
Bi-coastal fashion house applies green ethos to the runway. Repurposed vintage garments get innovative design treatment. True to LES sweatshop roots, easy-to-wear clothes with winning surprises lik... read more
Skater studs and art school chums join forces for hip BK boutique. Craftsmanship meets streetwear for a classic menswear revival. Hallmark is the reworking of vintage threads into one-of-a-kind war... read more
Vintage revival shop from proud Greek Christina Kornilakis evolves Sweet Tater into boutique named for her parents. Boasts vintage threads that channel mom’s mod Medi style, dominated by the ... read more
Eclectic secondhand shop with unconstrained breadth of merchandise. Owner Sabina Palterman sells high-end threads from Dolce & Gabbana and McQueen right alongside contemporary labels. Pinning d... read more
Former lingerie designer Julie Erinc and hubby Metin expand their empire with fourth Noho boutique. Not too shabby for the span of a year. Womenswear offerings swing both new and vintage; perfect f... 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
Tucson export leads the thrift store herd with stores scattered across over a dozen states. Boerum Hill location the second in BK, with buy-sell-trade policy catering to fashionable clientele on a ... read more
Not a cop buddy flick, but a collaboration between two college friends inspired by the diversity of designers they found in London and Paris. Saga of rough Bowery renovation and MePa pop-up conclud... 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
Charming, hole-in-the-wall East Village boutique expands to the BK. Brookelynn Starnes, former designer for Libertine, launched the feminine range in 2006 and it's since been picked up by Barneys ... read more
Wash down some good music with a healthful juice at this vintage record store/Jamaican café, an expansion of next door's Miss Lily's. Downstairs record store and upstairs takeout cafè... read more
“Mad Men meets the Odd Couple” at spinoff Village location of LES legend. Rustic American workwear and bespoke suiting geared toward the classic and long-lasting. Believers in a resurg... 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
Once upon a time, Stacy Bendet liked to make pants: skinny pants, striped pants, bell bottoms, she liked them all. The founder of Theory, who also liked her pants, partnered up with her, and the al... 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
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&r... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Michael White of Ai Fiori et al does an Italian steakhouse south of...
South Brooklyn Pizza peeps wrap a stealth Italian spot around their...
Kristi Paras of Zachary's Smile re-ups her Village space with a bou...
Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...