Boutique

High-End Danish Furniture Store ‘BoConcept’ Pops up on Lafayette Street

Last modified August 16, 2017 at 1:24 pm

“Chinatown and Little Italy just got a Danish neighbor,” the window copy reads at Lafayette Street. This is the inaugural message BoConcept unleashed on the community last week in launching its newest store. Site chosen is the former American Apparel Factory Outlet, which closed last November. The 3,000-square-foot retail shop is actually temporary, and part […]

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As Seen on Kickstarter: ‘BiteMyApple’ is Crowdfunding for a Local Retail Shop

Posted August 15, 2017 at 5:02 am

BiteMyApple might soon return to a downtown corner near you. Two years after its first retail foray – a pop-up shop on the Bowery – the online retailer is now itself crowdfunding to realize its IRL comeback. BiteMyApple was founded in 2011 by Chris Johnson, and sells products that initially raised money using crowdfunding platforms. […]

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Dana Foley Moves Boutique into Former John Brevard Space at 138 Ludlow Street

Posted August 8, 2017 at 5:06 am

Dana Foley’s semi-permanent retail presence at 151 Ludlow Street concluded last week. It was here that she peddled her fashions, beginning with a holiday pop-up store last Christmas. But now the onetime co-owner of Foley + Corinna has moved operations to a much larger space just a few paces away. The new boutique is located at […]

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ODD Boutique is Leaving Ludlow Street After 5 Years

Posted August 4, 2017 at 5:06 am

Exactly one year ago, we wrote a story about how the ODD boutique was leaving its headquarters on Ludlow Street. But the fashion flight didn’t happen then and there. At the time, ownership had told us that they wouldn’t move for another year, despite the “incredibly early presence” of the tombstone leasing signage. That promise of […]

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Vintage Store ‘Round Two’ Breaks Ground on Stanton Street

Posted August 3, 2017 at 5:00 am

There is finally a permanent tenant for the retail space at 113 Stanton Street, a year after longtimer Las Venus was forced from the block. This one is a “secondhand shop” from Los Angeles, by way of Richmond. Indeed, we’re told that streetwear retailer, Round Two, is opening a Lower East Side outpost. It’s their first […]

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Fashionable Chefwear Brand ‘Tilit’ Moves Into 2nd-Floor Showroom at 319 Grand Street

Posted August 2, 2017 at 5:11 am

In breaking with tradition at the so-called Pink Building, a second-floor vacancy did not go to another gallery. Instead, a trendy apron peddler called Tilit opened a showroom-slash-boutique. At the end of June, the Marinaro Gallery vacated the space at 319 Grand Street, moving to 1 Oliver Street in Chinatown. Tilit assumed control of the […]

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Lindsey Thornburg is Moving Her Orchard Street Boutique to Chelsea

Posted May 26, 2017 at 9:24 am

The two-year tenure of Lindsey Thornburg at 21 Orchard Street is coming to an end. The eponymous store owner is moving to an “appointment only atelier in Chelsea” in the coming days. When asked why she was relocating, Thornburg mentioned how she wanted “to be closer to the garment district.” Makes sense. And thus concludes […]

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The ‘Privilege’ Lifestyle Brand has a New Boutique on Clinton Street

Posted April 20, 2017 at 5:15 am

Clinton Street now has the privilege the urban style boutique of same. The Brooklyn-based lifestyle shop just inked a lease on the ground floor of 84 Clinton Street, joining three mom-and-pop stores at this address. It opens to the public this weekend (April 22), along with the requisite launch party planned for that night at […]

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‘Epaulet’ Returns to LA, Ditches Orchard Street After 7 Years

Posted April 14, 2017 at 5:08 am

Call it an Epaulet exit. The formerly-Brooklyn-based men’s clothing and footwear brand just departed the Lower East Side after seven years. Gone for good. Ownership spent the last week pimping a fire sale, and packing up the remainder of the store. They’re apparently moving all operations back to Los Angeles, where a store opened four […]

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Procell Vintage Expands into Adjacent Delancey Car Service Space

Posted March 10, 2017 at 5:09 am

Since 2009, the scruffy storefront at 7 Delancey Street has continuously hosted a local car service. Beginning when the Allen Car Service relocated from around the corner (137 Allen). Then, a couple years later, it became Ajay Car-Limo. And, now it’s altogether gone, replaced by the guy next door. Vintage purveyor Brian Procell recently took […]

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