Step inside the Christmas Shop, formerly known as Authentiques Past & Present, and prepare to be transported into another era; located in Chelsea, the cozy shop sells authentic vintage pieces from the 1940s through the 1970s. Items such as silver-tone and gold-tone overlaid glassware and stemware, . . . more
Lay to rest the verity of "One man's trash is another man's treasure." Treasures abound! Made from glorious works on paper, this charming assortment of glass trays, plates, coasters and paperweights emerges as art using the age-old technique of decoupage.
Pippin Home is located in the quaintest one-hundred-year-old building (behind Pippin Jewelry) once occupied by a blacksmith in the1800s. To give you a feel for the place and atmosphere, walking down the same narrow hallway to find your way through the store, you are walking the same steps horses . . . more
Capture Parisian charm at Maison 140, where owner, Ramsey Marc, has recreated a marketplace of hand-selected furniture, art and decor direct from France. Delightful pieces depicting rustic charm and retro chic as well as modern elegance are chosen by Ramsey himself.
This small French fabric boutique, with a heritage of over 150 years, features cheery striped fabrics that will brighten anyone’s home. Ready-made home furnishings and office accessories alike are given a makeover with vibrant stripes of colors. Les Toiles du Soleil sells indoor and outdoor . . . more
Hidden away on the second floor above Chelsea's New London Pharmacy is New London Luxe, selling home-ware with an international or domestic flair, as well as other intricately styled luxury items. At New London Luxe, one learns that luxury today does not require a high price tag. The philosophy . . . more
Kyotoya is a small Japanese boutique specializing in vintage and antique kimonos for men, women and children. Reiko Goto, proprietor of Kyotoya, travels to Kyoto each year, where she hand selects the kimonos for her store, which is located in the Flatiron district of New York City.
SAKAYA (meaning "sake shop" in Japanese) is an East Village boutique offering over 120 different brands of premium sake from artisanal sake brewers located throughout Japan. SAKAYA fits right in on the trendy stretch of East Ninth Street between First and Second Avenues. Its understated design and . . . more
The Penine Hart boutique embodies the philosophy “Art is the icing on the cake of life, it’s how people live”. As a former owner and curator of a SoHo gallery space in the 90s, Penine Hart not only believes that art is essential in life, but demonstrates how the two can be set together. She . . . more
Whether you’re a self-proclaimed chef or an amateur cook, Whisk offers all the required tools for your baking and culinary needs. In 2012 Whisk opens in Flatiron after being favored by Brooklynites since 2008. Manhattanites can now experience the same enchanting and accommodating baking store, . . . more
A “Bonjour!” welcome mat lies in front of Le Maison Supreme, an antique homegoods shop in the Eastern Village of downtown Manhattan, whose window display has even the busiest of city-strollers halting for a second glance. Owner Pierre Francois Supreme waits inside amongst an array of glitzy . . . more