By Robert James

10 Years on, ‘By Robert James’ Fights for its Survival on Orchard Street

Posted August 14, 2018 at 5:06 am

Upscale men’s haberdasher, By Robert James, is on its last legs. Fighting for survival a mere three weeks shy of its tenth anniversary on Orchard Street. Due to exhorbitant rent costs and mounting factory debts – goods are manufactured in Manhattan – eponymous owner Robert James has taken to GoFundMe for relief. The crowdfunding campaign […]

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By Robert James Moves; Great Frog Opens at 72 Orchard Friday

Posted November 7, 2011 at 6:09 am

By Robert James just completed the move over the weekend into the much larger number 74. In its wake, the famed rocker jewelry joint is opening.

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Kai D Utility Closing Its 75 Orchard Shop

Posted January 26, 2011 at 6:18 am

Kai D. Utility is vacating Orchard Street after sixteen months.

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James Coviello Opening at 70 Orchard Tomorrow

Posted October 28, 2009 at 6:33 am

After three weeks hidden behind sheets of brown paper, the new James Coviello boutique shop at 70 Orchard Street is ready for action.  The door is branded, the glass is pristine, and the inventory is splayed out. One employee inside informed us that the store should be opening for business tomorrow.  Start gathering those credit […]

James Coviello Opening Shop at 70 Orchard

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:40 pm

B_ _T_Q_ _: Buy a vowel because yet another one is coming to Orchard Street.  That’s right, it looks like a James Coviello shop will be opening at 70 Orchard, in line with Wendy Mink Jewelery and By Robert James.  According to the sign out front, launch should be sometime this month.  His Facebook page […]

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Coming Soon: Kai D at 75 Orchard Street

Posted September 8, 2009 at 6:09 am

Hot on the heels of losing By Robert James (now across the street), 75 Orchard Street already has a replacement lined up.  It’s out with the old and in with the old at this property.  That’s right, folks.  According to a sign taped in the doorway, another boutique will soon be making a splash alongside […]

By Robert James Moved

Posted August 27, 2009 at 6:10 am

Thanks to a tip from @lowereastnyc yesterday, we learned that By Robert James moved to 72 Orchard Street, just across the street from its original location.  We passed by the the trendy studio-slash-boutique later in the day, and saw the shopkeepers polishing up their new diggs.  Store signage is not in place yet.