To Jillian Kaufman-Grano, founder and designer of Archerie, to wear a dress is to celebrate being a woman. What started out as a simple desire to make dresses has turned into an ongoing conversation about the dress. What did wearing a dress mean to women when it was the norm to conform? There . . . more
The wonderment of youth will come rushing back to you when you step into Miss Hoe’s playful SoHo boutique. Whimsical collections designed by boutique owner, Abby Hoe, are sure to make you smile. Vintage rotary phones in neon colors, silk ruffle baby doll dresses and quirky owl purses are just . . . more
After a successful career as a stylist for iconic names like Prada and Valentino, fashion designer Brookelynn Starnes finally took the jump and opened up her own clothing boutique Cloak & Dagger in 2006. Since the early age of eight, Starnes knew she was destined for a future in fashion. As a girl, . . . more
Heights + Kenchi goes beyond the ordinary and into individuality with an innovative edge to menswear. The company’s new retail space, The Standing room, carries an array of tailored pieces manufactured locally in New York City's garment district as well as in-house alterations and tailoring. . . . more
Behavior in Chelsea carries a fine selection of mens apparel and accessories with a particular aesthetic: classic, tailored sportswear with a creative bite, geared towards men from their early thirties to their mid-fifties.
Those looking for the familiar will be comforted by well-known, . . . more
Conquete boutique located in Chelsea is known for its stylish men’s basics, from swimwear to overcoats. Richard Cohen, the shop’s proprietor, has been designing the majority of the apparel under the Conquete lable since opening his shop back in 2001. In addition to his own work, Cohen . . . 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
Bespoke clothing fit for royalty, from undergarments to overcoats. Master tailor, Andra Gabriella, creates one-of-a-kind clothing, for women who prefer the finer things in life. Immeasurable time and skill goes into each piece, handmade in her Chelsea studio. Working with delicate fabrics, unique . . . more
Enter Welcome Shoppe, your personal closet of high-quality and hand-made fashion, from casual elegant dresses to comfy home goods, all made by local artists and craftsman from around the world. The store offers a wide variety of carefully chosen luxury items from Italian leather sandals, to cotton . . . more
Margaret O'Leary is no stranger to knitwear having been raised in the lush countryside of County Kerry Ireland where beautiful hand knits are a wardrobe staple. In 1989 O'Leary, aka "Yarn Chef" set up shop in her San Francisco apartment and throughout the years has continued to flourish into . . . more
When you shop at The Thrifty HoG charity shop, you are not only treating yourself to quality vintage and high end fashion, but you are also making a difference in the lives of homeless mothers and their children. HoG is short for Hearts of Gold, a not-for-profit organization that came about in 1996 . . . more
The inspiration behind the shop's name, "Extra," comes from the happy coincidence of shop owner, Koji Kusakabe's long time business name, "One More," and the name of the street where he would open his business, "Extra Place." "One More" is synonymous with "Extra," and the name of the street has . . . more
Fashion hounds guised as bargain hunters, roll up their sleeves at this legendary international charitable organization for the unmatchable deals and steals. Armed with patience they skillfully comb through the racks of unkempt clothing. This may just be the dirtiest little secret in the thrift . . . more
TRUNK boutique located in New York’s next great idyllic neighborhood of DUMBO, is thinking locally by supporting community artists and designers in the five boroughs who create excellent high-quality pieces with low impact on the environment.
A pact between a group of New York designers to . . . more