Entering The Little House stirs youthful memories of happening upon safe, secret hiding places that provided warmth and a sense of refuge. A narrow, spiral staircase leads you down to the intimate interior that holds a limited amount of apparel for him and her, artwork, candles, postcard sets and . . . more
For more than 30 years, Peter Hermann continues to pack its shelves with a generous selection of fine leather goods and small accessories for men and women. They are choosy about their merchandise, selling important pieces and things that other shops don't carry.
Palmer Trading Company conveys tradition, quality and comfort in clothing and accessories fit for the American man. "Made in America" is how the shop's sign should read. Reminiscent of the days when a man gave his word, sealed a contract with a hand shake, Palmer Trading Company is a men's . . . more
Thousands of sparkling vintage gems, costume jewelry and Lucite vintage purses luster from floor to ceiling in the glass display cases inside Deco Jewels. Sourced from antique shows and flea markets, the brooches, bracelets, necklaces and cuff links all date from the 1920’s through the 1960’s, . . . more
Since 1995, The Hat Shop in SoHo has been focused on New York millinery and bringing the designs of 40 local milliners into its flagship store. The true draw is that each hat is available off the rack or made to order to ensure a perfect fit, because there is no such thing as one size fits all in . . . more
Elaine Arsenault designs simple and elegant handbags for women. Absent of fussiness and non-essential ornamentation, Elaine’s bags use clean lines, pleasing shapes and interesting materials to make their statement. They are lightweight, durable and utilitarian.
Pamela Barsky has brought her "right on!" refreshingly honest collection of zippered canvas pouches from L.A. to New York City. All of Barsky’s bags are manufactured in Manhattan hand silkscreen by Pamela herself. Sizes begin with small pencil and lipstick cases and range up to larger 8 x 10 . . . more
Burgeoning high-end accessories designer, Wendy Nichol, has recently added a luxury a clothing line to her repertoire. Beyond her beautiful, lush leather and lambskin handbags that decorate her SoHo boutique, she now has locally made chic and tailored pieces perfect for the modern, downtown woman. . . . 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
Jen McGlashan is the innovative mastermind behind McFlashpants, ethical jewelry and home decor made from re-purposed, everyday items. The unique name of her business came in the form of a telemarketer's call during the dinner hour and will forever be remembered by the McGlashan family. Convinced . . . 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
Utility Canvas is the unique vision of Hal Grano and Jillian Kaufman-Grano, a store that embraces a versatile and practical style. Throughout history canvas has played a primary role as a sturdy and reliable industrial material. Here you find the same consistency of high-quality workmanship in . . . more
“What does Madame Matovu mean?” one might inquire. In Hebrew, it translates to “what is the good for the lady”; in French, the translation is “a woman who has seen everything.” The meanings are oddly fitting for the small shop located in Greenwich Village, a veritable paradise brimming . . . more
Alex Story is a skillful sculptor turned jeweler whose unique jewelry line was inspired by the idea of wearing art. Story states, "I wanted to give people the option to make use of sculpture. Instead of just appreciating with your eye, why not wear it?"
Having studied different forms of visual . . . more
Fabulous Fanny’s is one of Manhattan’s most treasured boutiques, specializing in vintage eyeglass frames and apparel for men and women since 2001. The boutique is named after Fanny, the store's pet macaw. Co-owners Ken Finneran and Stanton Blackmer opened their boutique on East Ninth Street . . . more