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
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
Nolita flagship for L.A.-based designer, who handpicked the wallpaper, flooring, and stunning bronze and steel chandelier overhead. Twelfth Street line on the racks, as seen on the shoulders of... read more
Trench coats were only the beginning. Haymarket check lets everyone know where your iPod case came from. Chav-friendly house of style brings the classes together with love of all things black, ta... read more
NYC location number trois for très chic French luxury brand. Spawned by Lacoste offspring (founder Thierry Gillier is Andre Gillier’s grandson), aims to be simultaneously posh and ... read more
What is the American jet-set doing these days? If you ask Michael Kors, they're watching Project Runway between jaunts to Capri and St. Tropez. Complete lifestyle shop includes ready-to-wear, shoes... read more
Ray Kelvin brings his Ted Baker line to the High Line. Glasgow-born ready-to-wear retailer hot to expand, bringing sophisticated quirk for the gents and classy sass for ladies. MePa store blends NY... read more
Cast-iron Soho spot for high-end couture. Randi Jacobson travels the globe, brings back designs from all-stars like Thierry Mugler. Handbags from Samia Kamar, exclusive representation of Jean Claud... read more
Style hub for the sophisticated young woman. Most mature branch of the Urban Outfitters empire brings rural charm to retro looks. Floral patterns and costume jewelry well-matched to rustic home a... read more
From sidewalk vendor to tiny shop owner to slightly-less-tiny shop owner: that's the arc for indie jeweler Szeki Chan. Her handmade twig necklaces, resin rings, and reimagined pocket watches share ... read more
Banana tries a new tact, segregating the boys from the girls at the new Soho flagship. Narrow slot of an entrance belies massive bi-level space. Fancy-occasion duds in the foyer, but head up the st... read more
Boston-based consignment shop opens first NYC location, right on Ina's turf. Does stock some high-end stuff (Diane Von Furstenberg, Chanel, Louis Vuitton), but tends to price it accordingly. Denim ... read more
Euro boutique that’s been around since the ‘80s, delivering “variations” on a contemporary-chic theme. House label introduces new designers, in addition to the up-and-comers... read more
Premium denim for the masses. Seven's first New York boutique has a sizeable Soho footprint, with the efficient vibe of a posh hotel lobby. Well-spaced layout splits between gents and ladies, with ... read more
Mecca for all things wool and seersucker could almost be mistaken for a Mad Men set. The men's basics Thom Browne is famous for are well grounded in his mid-century sensibility. However... read more
Heralded as the best new everything in fashion, 3.1 Philip Lim can be found in the chicest boutiques around town, but why not just go straight to the source? Since 2007, Lim's die-hard fans h... read more
If yoga-wear were suddenly made socially acceptable for a day of shopping on the town or a night out to dinner, women everywhere could rejoice. Babette has made it possible to feel like you're in s... read more
Cult yogawear chain complete with creepy manifesto ("children are t...
Harlem sprawler not embarrassed to name check the highway (9A) that...
Sleek spinning studio became a mini-chain in a snap. Addictive clas...
Frenchish café chain has many, many outposts throughout NYC,...
Oysters and cocktails at 1 Delancey. Named for Marcel Duchamp&rsquo...