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Brunello Cucinelli

379 Bleecker St near Perry St
(212) 627-9202

Italian cashmere specialist Brunello Cucinelli’s chic West Village outpost feels like a slice of his company headquarters – a 14th century castle in his wife’s hometown of Solomeo, Italy.... Read More


John Varvatos Bowery

315 Bowery between East 1st & East 2nd Sts
(212) 358-0315

An iconic rock and roll venue that previously smelt of sweat, stale beer, and cigarettes has been respectively transformed into a haven for leather jackets and Converse shoes by designer to today’s... Read More


Caudalie Boutique

315 Bleecker at Grove St

Since being founded in 1995 in Bordeaux, France by Mathilde and Bertrand Thomas, Caudalie’s first boutique was opened in 2012 in West Village. Promising to provide a “unique beauty experience”,... Read More


Olde Good Things

302 Bowery between E. Houston and 1st St
(212) 498-9922

Welcome famed NYC architectural antique shop Olde Good Things to the Bowery. This location is catering to the neighborhood with mid-century and industrial items as well as a strong assortment of... Read More



377 Bleecker St between Charles & Perry St
(212) 242-2333

Open the door to the Parisian perfumer’s West Village shop and step into a modern day boudoir. Decorated with Lucite furniture, fabric-covered walls, and a stunning crystal chandelier (made... Read More



341 Bleecker between Christopher and West 10th St
(212) 899-3359

The Aussie beauty brand opens its third NYC location, planting their flagship in the West Village. The decor is influenced by the neighborhood’s bohemian vibe, with natural wood, leather, and... Read More



400 Bleecker Street New York, NY 10014 (Bleecker and W. 11th)
(212) 620 4021

This offshoot of the Marc Jacobs empire is one of our favourite literary destinations in New York. Its real specialty lies in the vast array of beautiful art tomes, housed on floor-to-ceiling wooden... Read More


Three Lives & Co.

154 West 10th Street (between Waverly Pl & Greenwich Ave)
(212) 741-2069

One of the last bastions of old New York bookstores, Three Lives and Co. wears their mission statement proudly: “We exist for the reader, not the publisher, nor the marketer.” –... Read More