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Claw Money Boutique on Delancey Street Temporarily Closed for Storefront Renovation

Posted February 3, 2016 at 9:24 am

​The storefront renovation of 101 Delancey has been ongoing for months. Since at least last summer, when the first plywood encasements first made a cameo. Now that same job just sidelined the Claw Money graffiti style boutique at the corner of Ludlow Street. Temporarily, we’re told. “[The landlord] is just changing the front facade,” Ms. […]

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Colfax & Bale Wraps Up Sales on Ludlow Street After Less Than 2 Years

Posted January 19, 2016 at 5:11 am

Lots more fashion flight to report in Hell Square. Now it’s Colfax & Bale that’s gone bust. The urban-wear boutique at 174 Ludlow Street shuttered within the last week. We’re told that the lease expired on January 15, and the landlord “would not renew the lease.” The shop was another in a long line of […]

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Patricia Field’s Bowery Boutique will Probably Close Next Month

Posted January 13, 2016 at 5:18 am

​Iconic downtown designer Patricia Field announced in December that she was retiring after her impressive fifty-year run. At the time, the 74-year-old luminary noted that her namesake Bowery boutique would live through the springtime. Not the case, actually. A recent email to “loyal” clients, obtained by Racked, indicates the closing is much sooner. As in, […]

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‘Scumbags & Superstars’ Moves from Brooklyn to 100 Clinton Street

Posted January 12, 2016 at 5:18 am

You’ve likely seen the large-lettered adhesives stuck to various street furniture around the neighborhood, each carrying the tagline, “scumbags & superstars.” Such is the moniker of the lifestyle brand that peddles a variety of pulp-style streetwear: “monster clothing and accessories for weirdos,” like patches, hoodies, beanies, and tshirts. And they’ve just moved to the Lower […]

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Tictail E-commerce Shop Reopens on Orchard Street Today

Posted January 11, 2016 at 9:22 am

After two successful holiday season stints, the e-commerce shop Tictail decided to make a more permanent presence on the Lower East Side. Gallerist and building owner Mark Miller just brought the crew back to 90 Orchard Street for more retail peddling. The brick-and-mortar shop reopened today after a few weeks behind paper shades. As before, […]

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‘FRENDS’ Fashionista Headphones Brand Opens Pop-Up at 160 Orchard Street

Posted December 23, 2015 at 5:12 am

​The two-year-old Ehvonnae boutique on Orchard Street is seemingly doing everything it takes to survive. Including a month on the sidelines while a rich, Los Angeles-based headphone company rents its space for a pop-up shop. FRENDS took over 160 Orchard Street earlier this month to hawk its line of fashionista-chic headphones. According to its recent Twitter-based […]

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Gowan’s ‘Party Shirt’ Boutique on Hester Street

Posted December 9, 2015 at 5:17 am

The mess of scaffolding attached to 48 Hester Street the last year obscured the entrance of a fancy new retailer this fall. Shirt purveyor Gowan opened a studio that boasts a single rack with a dozen garments, but empty otherwise. In its own words, the so-called Gowan House “serves as a showroom, laboratory, and meeting […]

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Market NYC Returns to Little Italy with 10-Year Lease at 290 Mulberry Street

Posted November 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

​No more holiday pop-ups. The years-long search for a permanent commercial tenant at the undulating 290 Mulberry Street development concluded last week. A familiar face is returning to the block. Market NYC reportedly signed a ten-year lease for the ground level. Nirvanna Designs is SOL this season. The current plan is to be up and running at […]

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Anthom Boutique Takes Over from CULTUREfix at 9 Clinton Street

Posted November 18, 2015 at 9:34 am

Sixteen months since CULTUREfix called it quits, its former bilevel home finally found a taker. The story line here is bar to boutique. Chelsea fashion peddler, Anthom, took its fancy shmancy womenswear to 9 Clinton Street last month. The Lower East Side outpost is the second for owner Ashley Turchin. Anthom is an ecommerce-cum-brick-and-mortar that […]

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Nudie Jeans NYC Flagship is Now Open on the Bowery

Posted November 13, 2015 at 5:16 am

Risque in name only, it’s just another boutique. Teaser wrapping paper is finally gone, the store stocked with product. Indeed, Nudie Jeans unveiled its flagship shop this week on the once-gritty corner of Spring Street and the Bowery. This new store represents the first official retail presence for the Swedish brand in New York City. […]

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