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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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