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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



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


Diane von Furstenberg

874 Washington St., New York, NY (@14th St.)

In 1972, Diane von Furstenberg created the “wrap dress”—a form-fitting knit jersey blend that was an immediate classic. In 1976, Newsweek declared Diane “the most marketable female in fashion... Read More


Christian Louboutin

59 Horatio St., New York, NY (@ Greenwich Ave.)

Ooh la Louboutin, Parisian mastermind of the sky-high stilettos with the shiny, candy apple red-lacquered soles. Lust away as they sit atop Lucite pedestals in their Madison Avenue and Horatio... Read More

Marc by Marc Jacobs NYC Store | 403 Bleecker St. New York, NY

Marc by Marc Jacobs

403 Bleecker St., New York, NY (11th & Bank Sts.)

Marc Jacobs has slowly taken over the west side of Bleecker Street’s shopping district – and it all began with his quirky West Village nook that is home to his Marc by Marc Jacobs line. A... Read More