• Dagny + barstow New york
  • Meredith Blank and Emily Titelman met as students and spent a semester abroad in London together. The duo dove into the British shopping scene and discovered all manner of designs that simply weren't available back home in America. They conspired to fill that gap and bring exciting new designers to the US, and their dreams came to fruition when they opened Dagny + Barstow in February of 2012. Since the flagship location opened on Bowery, Blank… More info
    264 Bowery, Manhattan, New York, NY 10012
  • Thomas sires New york
  • As fashion changes more and more, designers are learning that it is possible to make good affordable clothing. Welcome to Thomas Sires, owned by Fiona Thomas and Allison Sires, where military and nautical styles are chic and well-made. Standouts include hand-knit striped sweaters, loosely fitted but densely textured and olive military shorts with light pleating. A lightweight black lace crop-top works for all seasons, layered over a white tank or… More info
    243 Elizabeth St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10012
  • A détacher New york
  • A Detacher owner Mona Kowalska is quite the fashion fixture. After opening her store in 1998, the designer has been consistently creating eclectic and unusual pieces for the artists, editors, and trendsetters of New York. Printed cotton smocks and jumpsuits are abstract without ever being silly. A purple and black cardigan takes on a modified zebra print. These are pieces made for the unconventional woman, one who doesn’t see fashion as the… More info
    185 Mulberry St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10012
  • Alpana bawa New york
  • Not afraid of bold color? Then Alpana Bawa is the store for you. Bawa opened her store in 2010, with menswear and womenswear in bold Indian fabrics. The textiles are produced in India, with Alpana heading up the task of creating exciting and vibrant dyes and patterns. The jewelry is highly covetable, with color-blocked bangles that mix resin and wood. T-shirts mix bold colors with blueprint-like designs in playful mixes that reference unusual… More info
    167 Elizabeth St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10012
  • Rag & bone New york
  • Rag & Bone has just about everything for the contemporary wardrobe. The brand’s current bestseller is the colorful skinny jean, made in every shade from bright turquoise to cherry red. Designers Marcus Wainwright and David Neville started their line in 2002 and quickly developed a following for their highly covetable leather jackets. Now the brand has begun to include more directional fashion pieces like distressed print dresses and… More info
    73 East Houston St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10014
  • Creatures of comfort New york
  • Walking into Creatures of Comfort is a bit like wandering into a community of artists. Prints and patterns are on practically every rail, with cozy washed cottons and silks that make every piece approachable. A Zucca cobalt knit t-shirt is an instant classic, thickly woven and slightly boxy. Sure to pair well with an austere black pencil skirt. Knits by United Bamboo are asymmetrical and easy. Function and wearability are clearly high priorities… More info
    205 Mulberry St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10012
  • Dear:rivington+ New york
  • When Moon Rhee opened his boutique in spring of 2007, his mission was to showcase his line along with some of the fantastic vintage pieces he’s acquired over the years by the likes of Junya Watanabe, Comme des Garçons, and Yohji Yamamoto. The store is about 25% vintage to 75% of Moon’s own line aptly named DEAR:. The store is a beloved destination for photographers and models working in the fashion industry, but you don’t need expert knowledge to… More info
    37 Great Jones St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10012
  • The sock hop New york
  • It’s hip, it’s folksy, it’s exotically stocked, and it’s almost all socks. The aptly-names Sock Hop carries a surprising breadth of stockings for a store of its size, and includes very high quality socks from designers around the world. Owner Vincent Nasserbakht stocks his Elizabeth Street shop with footwear for discerning tastes, he said. “People sometimes don’t realize how much they have as an option. They explore things that maybe they didn’t… More info
    248 Elizabeth St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10012
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