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Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding Mural Replaces Taylor Swift at La Petite Mort on Orchard Street

Posted February 18, 2015 at 5:08 am

Taylor Swift has been dethroned as ambassador of New York City. At least according to the 90s nostalgia boutique La Petite Mort. You’ll recall that the Orchard Street store of vintage had tasked graffiti art luminary Chico to paint a mural of opposition on its grate. It’s since been erased and replaced with something a […]

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Lindsey Thornburg is Reopening Her Boutique on Orchard Street Boutique this Week

Posted February 3, 2015 at 5:17 am

Chased from Hell Square last fall, Lindsey Thornburg is almost ready to unveil her new boutique HQ down on the fringes of Chinatown. Her eponymous women’s shop relocated to 21 Orchard Street, and is all but ready to reopen. Word on the street is that the store will launch on Thursday (February 5). The new home […]

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Delicate Raymond Jewelry Departs Orchard Street; New Locations in Brooklyn and Greenwich Village

Posted January 7, 2015 at 5:20 am

Coming off a second anniversary in the neighborhood and tenth as a brand, Delicate Raymond Jewelry is no longer slinging fashion at 73 Orchard Street. Done with the Lower East Side. Local designer Michelle Zimmerman closed her shop just after Christmas. The boutique spent trying two-year period pinballing around Orchard Street, thanks in part to greedy landlords. Lack of […]

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Spiritual America Boutique Quits 5 Rivington Street

Posted December 22, 2014 at 5:35 am

Spiritual America followed its Lower East Side address-mate Cutie Room into the dark oblivion, having closed up shop last week. Last month was its three-year anniversay at 5 Rivington Street; this month is a bit less celebratory. The women’s boutique shuttered without much announcement to the neighborhood. Its window leafing – somewhat scraped off – […]

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Pip-Squeak Chapeau Boutique Ends Its Tenancy on Clinton Street

Posted December 3, 2014 at 5:30 am

Pip-Squeak Chapeau was seemingly a popular addition to the Clinton Street landscape upon its arrival back in 2011. Unfortunately for fans of the tiny boutique, though, this Lower East Side flirtation came to an end last week. It was ultimately a three-and-a-half year romance with the neighborhood. According to the Facebook page, Pip-Squeak Chapeau is […]

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FEIT Direct Opens Its Flagship Store on the Bowery

Posted November 19, 2014 at 5:00 am

Two months of renovations at 2 Prince Street culminated in the grand opening of FEIT Direct (pronounced “fight”) over the weekend. The upscale boutique, maker of handmade luxury footwear for men and women, is now headquartered at the corner of Bowery and Prince. This, of course, was previously home to Miss Hoe, which relocated to […]

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Tictail E-Commerce Startup Opening Holiday Pop-Up in the Former Earnest Sewn on Orchard Street

Posted November 17, 2014 at 6:03 am

Earnest Sewn shuttered its overpriced denim boutique at 90 Orchard Street nearly one year ago. The historically attractive cornershop – owned by Lower East Side mainstay Mark Miller – has been vacant ever since. From what we could gather, the site essentially became a workshop in those ensuing months, peppered with various tools and other […]

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Rent Hike Forces Lindsey Thornburg Boutique Down to 21 Orchard Street

Posted November 13, 2014 at 6:00 am

With all the upheaval in and around Hell Square the last decade, one business continues to pinball from store to store. Boutique owner Lindsey Thornburg, presently at 114 Stanton Street, is about to embark on a journey from the battered area, poised for the fruits Chinatown. Lindsey Thornburg opened the eponymous store at 114 Stanton […]

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Lululemon Founder’s Wife Opening ‘Kit & Ace’ Boutique on Elizabeth Street

Posted November 5, 2014 at 6:08 am

Kit & Ace is a fledgling fashion enterprise that specializes in “technical luxury” products. To the layperson, that means functional clothing at a premium price. The business was co-founded earlier this year by Shannon Wilson – wife of billionaire Lululemon owner Chip – and her son JJ. With that kind of platinum pedigree, expansion to all […]

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Pixie Market is Moving from Stanton Street; Owners Plan New Concept

Posted October 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

The self-described “destination for all things cute and trendy” is presently on the move. That would, of course, be the Pixie Market at 100 Stanton Street, a well-regarded boutique that offers trends on the cheap. A sign in the window advertises a deep discount on all items in the teensy store. Co-owner Gaelle Drevet confirms […]

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