The Little Shoe Store Opens Permanent Shop at 58 Orchard

Posted on: June 4th, 2012 at 6:19 am by

Boutiques aren’t as prevalent on the southern stretch of Orchard Street, below Grand. This nook of the neighborhood is dominated more by a plethora of likeminded galleries, one of which recently closed to make way for some fashionable retail.

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Jawspace Gallery took over the storefront of 58 Orchard Street at the end of last year, but like its predecessor Pacific Business Machine (cash registers), the showroom was equally short-lived. A mere six months on location. In its place comes a niche East Village transplant that specializes in new and vintage “grownup shoes for petite feet.” That’s right, the Little Shoe Store (not just a clever name), formerly the weekends-only shop on East Seventh Street, now has a permanent brick-and-mortar establishment here on the Lower East Side.

The Little Shoe Store opened over Memorial Day Weekend, and wasted little time in throwing its sandwich board on the sidewalk.

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