Gowan’s ‘Party Shirt’ Boutique on Hester Street

Posted on: December 9th, 2015 at 5:17 am by
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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 spot.”

Their limited edition “party shirts” are made in New York City and will milk you dry for upwards of $125 apiece. Some additional detail:

We make limited edition and numbered party shirts. We carefully make and number all of our shirts. Our most distinctive styles are made in LIMITED batches for enthusiastic customers. They are designated by: [LMTD]. If you see some one else wearing the same limited shirt…give them a hug.

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Owners of Gowan on Hester St., Photo: Gowan NYC

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