Fashion

KITH Bleecker Store Closes Ahead of Flagship Debut on Lafayette Street

Posted October 3, 2017 at 5:08 am

For cool kid sneaker brand, KITH, the pieces are moving into place. Debut of its flagship retail location is expected any day now. The opening was apparently delayed from the “end of September” forecast previously relayed to us. As reported, KITH will occupy all three levels of the recently rehabilitated building. Meanwhile, the small store […]

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Celebrity Endorsed ‘Sycamore Style’ to Open Orchard Street Footwear Boutique

Posted September 20, 2017 at 5:06 am

The search for a new retail occupant at 145 Orchard Street just came to a close. It’s been four months since Killion departed the block, but now signage is in place for the latest entrant. Another fashion boutique. Here comes Sycamore Style, a decades-old footwear brand that hawks “custom hand-dyed shoes.” According to their website, […]

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‘Girl with No Job’ Walks Down the Aisle (on Stanton Street)

Posted September 19, 2017 at 5:11 am

Instagram stars Girl with No Job and Boy with No Job were spotted in full wedding dress Sunday afternoon. The photo shoot took place on Stanton Street in what one of their hired photographers noted was her “favorite neighborhood.” This was presumably hours before their wedding. Together they walked down the grimy, uneven sidewalk just […]

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‘Quinn NYC’ is Ditching its Orchard Street Boutique

Posted September 18, 2017 at 5:08 am

Quinn NYC doesn’t have much time left on Orchard Street. The token tombstone signage appeared above the entrance to the boutique last week courtesy of Misrahi Realty. Apparently, the company is focusing on its new operation at the South Street Seaport. “We have opened a studio experience in The Seaport,” a spokesperson confirms in an […]

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‘The Turf’ Pop-Up Hits the Bowery for Weeklong Residency

Posted September 15, 2017 at 5:11 am

When Chair Up was forced from its seventeen-year perch on the Bowery, an enormous space was liberated for the taking. The first suitor to do so was Spanish kicks company, Camper, which opened a branded “Lab” here last April. The other half of 219-221 Bowery, however, remained dormant until now. In comes something called The […]

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‘CW Pencil Enterprise’ Rebounds with New Orchard Street Store

Last modified September 13, 2017 at 2:29 pm

It’s safe to say that Orchard Street saved CW Pencil Enterprise. The beloved specialty shop was chased from its original location due to fallout from a controversial landlord’s building renovations. Now, the small business is ready for its second act with new digs at 15 Orchard Street. Expect an opening in “early October.” The news […]

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When an Essex Street Sidewalk Becomes a Runway for New York Fashion Week

Posted September 12, 2017 at 9:49 am

At the outset of Fashion Week last Thursday evening, the Essex Street sidewalk just below Hester transformed into a runway of sorts. Not for random pedestrians showing off their latest threads, but for a new fashion brand. According to Out, the “queer design house” Nausicca was forced into an audible when inclement whether ruined its Seward Park […]

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KITH’s Mega Flagship Opens on Lafayette Street at the End of the Month

Posted September 11, 2017 at 5:00 am

The secret is not so well-guarded. We’ve known for months that trendy footwear company KITH is constructing an enormous new flagship at 339 Lafayette Street. (Boogie broke the story.) Within the walls of the former, albeit rehabilitated, Peace Pentagon. It’ll apparently occupy all three levels of the recently renovated building. Until now, there was little […]

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No More ‘Chubbies’ for Chrystie Street

Posted September 8, 2017 at 5:12 am

Chubbies, the short-shorts brand, just closed its summertime pop-up shop on Chrystie Street. Makes sense. You can’t be wearing shorts after Labor Day, right? Chubbies arrived at 159 Chrystie Street four months ago. This is the above-ground spot formerly occupied by Against Nature, which closed back in February after six years in business. Co-founded in 2011 […]

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Brooklyn’s ‘Bulletin’ Readies New Store in Little Italy

Posted September 7, 2017 at 5:15 am

Brooklyn startup darlings, Bulletin Broads, are set to open another Manhattan outpost. This time in Little Italy. The four-month-old business – a permanent pop-up of sorts run entirely by five women – recently inked a lease for 27 Prince Street. Right beside Prince Street Pizza, which should bode well for foot traffic. Employees are still […]

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