Boutique

Celebrity Endorsed ‘Sycamore Style’ to Open Orchard Street Footwear Boutique

Posted September 20, 2017 at 5:06 am

The search for a new retail occupant at 145 Orchard Street just came to a close. It’s been four months since Killion departed the block, but now signage is in place for the latest entrant. Another fashion boutique. Here comes Sycamore Style, a decades-old footwear brand that hawks “custom hand-dyed shoes.” According to their website, […]

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‘Quinn NYC’ is Ditching its Orchard Street Boutique

Posted September 18, 2017 at 5:08 am

Quinn NYC doesn’t have much time left on Orchard Street. The token tombstone signage appeared above the entrance to the boutique last week courtesy of Misrahi Realty. Apparently, the company is focusing on its new operation at the South Street Seaport. “We have opened a studio experience in The Seaport,” a spokesperson confirms in an […]

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No More ‘Chubbies’ for Chrystie Street

Posted September 8, 2017 at 5:12 am

Chubbies, the short-shorts brand, just closed its summertime pop-up shop on Chrystie Street. Makes sense. You can’t be wearing shorts after Labor Day, right? Chubbies arrived at 159 Chrystie Street four months ago. This is the above-ground spot formerly occupied by Against Nature, which closed back in February after six years in business. Co-founded in 2011 […]

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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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