• Alejandro ingelmo New york
  • Fans of Alejandro Ingelmo already know that he’s one of the few designers that matter when it comes to sky-high platforms. Ingelmo’s cozy boutique, opened in 2010, spares the bells and whistles and focuses on what matters. Glamazon styles in neutral tones dominate the sales floor, with criss-cross straps and architectural details that combine toughness and sensuality in a single pump. Quality is a must, and every detail is considered to ensure… More info
    51 Wooster St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10013
  • Atmos New york
  • New York is a city divided into many neighborhoods, each with their own distinct flavor. But the boundaries are fluid, and styles spread through and across boroughs, helped along by stores like Atmos, which was opened in 2007 to bring the urban market to upper Manhattan. The shop introduces brands and fashions one would normally find downtown, and breathes a refreshing funkiness into its Harlem neighborhood. Its inventory is a little like the… More info
    203 West 125th St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10027
  • Fiorentini + baker New york
  • If you love a good distressed leather boot, then Fiorentini + Baker is the place for you. Quality Italian leather boots are the main attraction in this Soho store, with androgynous styles that have become the norm in New York City over the past couple of years. Boyish styles work for all seasons, like a studded ankle boot that would perfectly coordinate with a pair of denim cutoff shorts for summer or with your thickest jeans for winter. Thick… More info
    54 Mercer St , Manhattan, New York, NY 10013
  • Leather spa New york
  • Leather Spa is Upper-Manhattan’s go-to place for shoe repair and maintenance. Years of reliable service has earned owners Carlos and David Mesquita a long list of celebrity clients, but they also cater to tourists and large department stores, such as Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Bergdorf Goodman’s. At least four times daily this midtown hub ships shoes to its factory in Queens for repairs, where workers specialize in re-soling while maintaining… More info
    55 West 55th St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10019
  • Leffot New york
  • Normally, one is told to keep his or her shoes off tabletops, but Leffot owner Steven Taffel ignores that age-old dictum of common courtesy. Then again, all the shoes that cover Taffel’s table are new, and the kind of fine footwear you don't need to hide out of sight. A former Prada man, Taffel opened his unique “dining room concept” store in 2008. Credit goes to his wife, Hiroko, for designing both the store’s layout and its logo (featuring the… More info
    10 Christopher St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10014
  • Matt bernson New york
  • The Matt Bernson shop on Harrison Street is the first freestanding store from the lauded shoe designer, who had been doing wholesale for six years before opening the store in April 2012. Once inside, fans of the brand will soon notice they can shop the current collection and get a preview of what’s to come: a glass window at the back of the store separates the store from next season’s samples, displayed in the showroom one floor down. Bernson… More info
    20 Harrison St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10013
  • Irregular choice New york
  • Dan Sullivan does not make shoes for the faint of heart. If you wonder how Sullivan delevoped his his tendency towards crazy cobblery, patchwork felted heels, pom-pom detailed loafers and intricately carved wooden heels, one need only look to his lineage. Sullivan’s father owns a shoe factory and his mother (who builds samples for Sullivan’s line) designed for infamous wild child Vivienne Westwood. Though most Irregular Choice shoes are meant as… More info
    276 Lafayette St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10012
  • Les toiles du soleil New york
  • Smiles abound at this colorful Chelsea boutique that offers everything from handmade tote bags to Roman shades made out of toiles, a very heavy, brightly colored cotton fabric made on antique looms. The highly durable canvas-like fabric is made in a 150-year-old factory in the Catalan region of France, along with signature espadrilles, for which it also became known. Boutique owners Sandrine Guibert and Jean-Luc Carrucciu tout the durability of… More info
    261 West 19th St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10011
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