When it comes to fashion, NYC is the central hub for all your sartorial needs. It’s known for high fashion from 5th avenue to fast fashion in SoHo. However, NYC is also home to some of the best boutiques in the biz. While it might take a little more digging to find these gems on the island, trust when we say they’re worth the trek. Below are some of the best shoppable places in NYC.
Your beloved online retail shop, The RealReal, opened a brick-and-mortar store in SoHo and it’s everything you could want when it comes to consignment. Not only do you have the ability to shop your heart out, you can also bring your own items in to be valued by a gemologist, horologist, or a handbag specialist. Or, if you want to learn something new, you can join one of their NYC workshops where they teach you how to authenticate luxury items.
Location: 80 Wooster St, New York, NY 10012
When we didn’t think Everlane could bring anymore good into the world, they surprised us yet again. Luckily, for us, they decided to open their first brick-and-mortar store in the heart of Nolita. Everlane Prince is the cool kid-approved store of your dreams thanks to its minimalistic design and swoon-worthy clothing items. Plus, they have an integrated I.D. system that allows you to return items from online and shop without your wallet.
Location: 28 Prince St, New York, NY 10012
Edun is another online retail space that decided to join the brick-and-mortar community with their first-ever NYC store in Soho. Just like Edun’s sustainable clothing items, parts of the store is made from reusable tiles and marbles. However, the fun doesn’t stop there. In addition to their items, they also house art from South African artist Lisa Firer and a fitting room doors are made from a Congo-native tree. Ultimately, this store pays homage to Africa in all the right ways.
Location: 265 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012
New collection is now available in Paris and New York… dès 11 h ❤️ Rendez-vous à L’Appartement, au 1 rue Saint Fiacre pour retrouver notre Collection Hiver, ainsi que notre offre de maroquinerie. . La Conciergerie vous accueille pour récupérer et retourner vos colis au 32 rue des Jeûneurs, 75002. . Pour les Hommes, rendez-vous à l'Atelier, l'adresse permanente @octobre_editions – 12, rue d'Uzes 75002 . Rive Gauche, on vous retrouve au premier étage du Bon Marché – 24, rue de Sevres, 75007. 🇺🇸 We are open ❤️ . In Paris, join us at L'Appartement to discover our Winter Collection – 1 rue Saint Fiacre 75002 – or meet us at La Conciergerie to return or receive your orders – 32, rue des Jeûneurs, 75002. . Discover our corner at Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche – 24 rue de Sevres, 75007 . In NY, our Appartement is refreshed for the new year! Find the Winter Collection, as well as our newest curation of Parisian treats at 254 Elizabeth Street. #sezane #parismonamour @intoyourcloset
Whether you’re a francophile or you just really dig stripe T’s (don’t we all?), you’ll want to trek down to Elizabeth Street to Sézane’s new store — conveniently called L’appartement New York — to get your paws on a few French-inspired items. This place has everything: from a lifestyle selection to a café where you can enjoy coffee and treats from Maman. Essentially, this is a store you’ll never want to leave — and why would you?
Location: 254 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10012
Want to meet Package Free co-founders Lauren and Daniel?! They'll be in store all day on Black Friday 11/24, so make sure to stop by. Here are a few other things to know about what's going on in store for #BlackFriday. // We'll have extended hours and will be open from 9 am – 9 pm, we'll have beer from @toastale for everyone to enjoy while they shop, and we'll be announcing the sale a day before through our email newsletter so sign up for it at packagefreeshop.com (at the bottom of the home page) if you're not already on the list. And if you can't make it to the store on Friday, we'll also be offering an amazing #CyberMonday deal that we'll announce at 12 am on 11/27 through email as well! #packagefree #zerowasteholidays
However, if you’re thinking of getting rid of a few things and living the low-waste life, you may want to visit Package Free Shop. Created by Lauren Singer, who popularized the zero waste movement, Package Free Shop is the one-stop shop for anyone who’s looking to minimize their everyday life. Lookin’ for a metal razor? Need a bamboo toothbrush or a charcoal soap bar? PFS has these items and more.
Location: 137 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
While we can talk about fashion all day long, there’s nothing like walking into a furniture store — especially when it involves a chic cafe and flower shop. Roman and Williams Guild is an oasis in the heart of lower Manhattan. When you shop for your new love seat, you can also explore their library, order a crepe, smell the flowers from the shop, or just lounge on a couch in sitting area of their 7,000-foot flagship store. Who says shopping has to be stressful?
Location: 53 Howard St, New York, NY 10013
Written by Raven Ishak
Feature image via Observer