Walking into Trina Turk’s boutique in the meatpacking district will take you from a busy New York street to California in the 1970’s. The store décor reflects Turk’s appreciation for her Californian roots, with her ready-to-wear, accessory and home collections displayed throughout the shop, . . . more
Formally Sullivan Street Bakery, Grandaisy Bakery has been supplying SoHo restaurants and five star hotels with their organic Tuscany Style rustic breads and pastries since 1994. While most customers take out, they are welcome to sit down for a quick bite to eat at one of the modest cafe tables or . . . more
Warm boutique brings the romance of the tropics to New York City. Located on the fringe of Chinatown this boutique can be easily missed. Influenced by the warmth of the Hawaiian Islands, husband and wife team up to stock the boutique with everything fashionable that goes well with 'warm.' The shop . . . more
Little Cupcake Bakeshop is home to some of the City’s most scrupulous sweets. Customers are offered a delicious variety of homemade ice creams, cookies, sliced layered cakes, puddings, and pies that are hardly run of the mill. All American classic dessert choices such as golden vanilla cupcakes . . . more
It's time to give up the glitzy packaging for some good old fashioned chocolate. Li-Lac's is a third-generation chocolatier founded in 1923 by George Demetrious, a Greek immigrant, who while in France had mastered the craft of chocolate making. Li-Lac's is one of the few existing boutique . . . more
Style, comfort and sustainability have never looked so good in a shoe until Coclico launched its footwear collection in 2000. In an effort to respect the environment, Coclico’s trendy footwear is made from sustainable materials and production methods. Shoes are made from leather, suede, cork and . . . more
Babel Fair is a crossroads where the classic, conservative NoLiTa girl meets the edgy, unconventional jet-setter. This whimsical boutique provides a distinct assortment of up-and-coming globally sourced clothing and accessory designers, with a young and eccentric perspective.
Lipstock offers women an alternative to the average lipstick, revolutionizing the way women treat their lips. Lipstock's hand-crafted lipsticks are cruelty-free, certified organic, lightweight and long-wearing; A tinted lip moisturizer that provides the pampering of a face cream and the hydration . . . more
Accessories, particularly shoes and purses make a lasting first impression: make it your best!
Women and men who love fine shoes and accessories all have one thing in common . . . when a treasured leather wear, suede or exotic skin item needs repair it's essential to know whom you can trust to . . . more
Hidden in the heart of Chinatown is a.b.k.'s industrious workshop equipped with everything needed to craft fine leather goods. The space doubles as a storefront boutique showcasing beautiful one-of-a-kind leather items, each hand-crafted from beginning to end. a.b.k. delivers exquisite leather . . . more
Doggy Style caters to the Manhattan dog owner stocking a wide variety of pet products you won’t find anywhere else. What started as a 300-square-foot shop in SoHo is now the Barney’s of dog necessities and accessories. Owner Andy Schulman says when looking for the products carried in her store . . . more
Philadelphia-based coffee roaster, La Colombe, opens a distinctly larger cafe at 400 Lafayette Street; accommodating table & counter seating for over 45 coffee lovers. La Colombe always delivers an impeccable cup of coffee designed for the palate and made to enrich the lives of humanity around the . . . more
Finding inspiration through beauty and his surroundings, Jay Kos delivers a traditional style for men with an elegant twist. To some, fashion is defined by the latest trends and how you wear them, but for menswear designer Jay Kos, it is a personal experience that tells a story about who you are. . . . more
Made fresh daily on Manhattan's Lower East Side, Doughnut Plant's doughnuts are always tempting and always delicious. Owner and baker, Mark Isreal, has added a gourmet touch to his grandfather's 1934 doughnut recipe, using the highest quality all-natural ingredients. Doughnuts are made without . . . more
Just the sight of La Sirena will make your jaw drop. The Mexican folk art shop literally overflows with surprising cultural trinkets, decorations, artwork, and clothing that is as vibrant as the country it so proudly represents. La Sirena, the mermaid, was founded by Dina Leor, an . . . more