Fashion

‘November 19’ Home Goods Store Headed to Orchard Street

Posted April 12, 2021 at 5:00 am

Down at 37 Orchard Street, it’s one trendy home goods store to the next. You’ll recall that the seven-year-old Coming Soon relocated just down the block to the corner of Canal Street. (The former Alexander Olch boutique.) That was back in late-October. Now, six months later, the Hell’s Kitchen- based November 19 decor shop is […]

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Classic Coffee Becomes a Trendy Cafe Tailor Shop Hybrid

Last modified March 26, 2021 at 3:15 pm

On Hester Street, a beloved cafe goes from Classic to trendy. Indeed, the Classic Coffee Shop, which closed last year after decades serving the Seward Park environs, has been reborn as a fancy cafe-cum-tailor shop. Former owner Carmine Morales relinquished 56 Hester Street to clothing designer Emily Adams Bode and her partner, furniture designer Aaron […]

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Seward Park Co-op Boots Hester Street Fair in Favor of New Operator

Last modified March 23, 2021 at 7:47 pm

Hester Street Fair became a victim of its own success this spring, as its Seward Park Co-op overlord gave it the old heave-ho in favor of something new. Last year’s unique COVID-19 season was likely its last. Curbed had the scoop. The sudden decision – Hester Street Fair was to reopen on April 10 for […]

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Confirmed: Pearl River Mart Opening this Spring

Posted February 22, 2021 at 5:01 am

Pearl River Mart will be returning to SoHo, as first reported here Friday morning. Corporate responded with an official announcement on its website, stating that this flagship store is in fact underway. Ownership relays that buildout is ongoing, with launch likely in a “few months.” Springtime. “It is painfully ironic that due to the realities […]

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Pearl River Mart Secures New Flagship on Broadway

Posted February 19, 2021 at 5:01 am

Bounced from its Tribeca headquarters earlier this year, Pearl River Mart is ready for another comeback, public records show. Department of Buildings filings indicate that the Chinese home goods store will return to Broadway, this time a couple blocks north, closer to Grand Street. The space appears to be the 6,000 square-foot former Roozee Australia at […]

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Quality Mending Embraces Art and Fashion at New Bowery HQ

Last modified February 20, 2021 at 8:51 am

After 16 years at the corner of Prince and Elizabeth Streets, vintage clothing shop Quality Mending, like many other small businesses was forced to close amid the pandemic. As previously reported, owner Oliver Harkness departed his long-time headquarters with a patriotic “blue-hat” salute to the neighborhood. His final public art project brought community voice to […]

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The Designer Boutique that Took Over an Orchard Street Laundromat

Posted February 11, 2021 at 5:02 am

A former laundromat on Orchard Street is now an upscale designer boutique. Chinatown native Sandy Liang transformed the old Orchard Cleaner and Laundromat at 28 Orchard, which shuttered one year ago, into a flagship store for her eponymous brand. It opened a couple months ago. The brick-and-mortar space measures 1,500 square-feet, and was a labor […]

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‘90-Degree by Reflex’ Opening Yoga Store on Delancey Street

Posted February 4, 2021 at 5:05 am

Wellness remains the name of the game on the eastern end of Delancey Street by the Williamsburg Bridge. The former Inokim electric scooter store, which until recently was a wall of mask vending machines, is now a yoga apparel store. It’s called 90-Degree by Reflex and peddles a variety of leggings, shirts, tank tops, bras, […]

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Children’s Place on Delancey Folds for Good After 2 Decades

Posted February 2, 2021 at 5:03 am

The Lower East Side outpost of The Children’s Place closed down last month. Signage in the windows advertised a fire sale on goods, alongside messaging that January 2021 was the final month in business. While coronavirus may have exacerbated matters for the bottom line, this Children’s Place location hit the market pre-pandemic. Exactly one year […]

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No Idols NYC Opens Tattoo Parlor in Jimmy Webb’s Old Orchard Street Store

Last modified January 27, 2021 at 8:00 pm

Threads to ink is the storyline at 75 Orchard Street. The former home of I Need More – the punk rock boutique founded by the late Jimmy Webb – is now a tattoo parlor. No Idols NYC just opened an annex at 75 Orchard after spending four years on the Bowery, the storied birthplace of […]

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