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Shop at Melet Mercantile in Soho NYC

Melet Mercantile

84 Wooster St, #205 between Broome & Spring Sts
(212) 925-8353

Make sure to make an appointment before showing up at Melet Mercantile, the carefully crafted vintage showroom tucked away on Wooster Street in Soho. Once inside you see why it’s one of New... Read More

Shop at Moleskine in NYC


436 W Broadway near Prince St
(646) 964-4146

Moleskine, the paper goods brand, opened their second New York location on West Broadway, in the heart of Soho and just a few blocks from Soho Grand. Their retail presence in the neighborhood has... Read More


Best Made Co.

36 White St near 6th Ave
(646) 478-7092

Best Made Co. in Tribeca is shopping for the high-end urban lumberjack. The brand, helmed by native Ontarian Peter Buchanan-Smith, has expanded its Tribeca headquarters into a storefront, where... Read More

Stella McCartney, SoHo, Shopping

Stella McCartney

112 Greene Street (Greene & Prince)

2012 Marked the year that Stella McCartney finally relocated her store to a neighborhood we can get behind: SoHo. Space is something to marvel, anchored by two large windows set against the stone... Read More


Saturdays Surf

31 Crosby St., New York, NY (Grand & Broome Sts.)

Surfer blood is shared by owners Morgan Collett, Josh Rosen, and Colin Tunstall, who have made a splash in Soho with Saturdays Surf. Launched to suit a lifestyle occupied with surfing, their... Read More



262 Mott St., New York, NY (Prince & East Houston Sts.)

Scandinavia’s favorite outdoor apparel store has finally made its way to the US. The expansive NoLIta outpost encompasses over 1700 square feet of practical outdoor gear. The interior’s design... Read More



274 Lafayette St (Jersey & Prince)
(212) 966-7799

Skateboard enthusiasts rejoice for this modern Nolita skate shop. Also the owner of Stussy, James Debbia stocks Supreme with the latest innovation and style in skateboard gear and apparel. With a... Read More


MoMA Design Store

81 Spring St., New York, NY (@ Crosby St.)
MoMA Design Store

Not just a simple museum gift shop, MoMA Design Store is a full scale operation offering more than just posters and postcards of the latest exhibit. The modern product selection is as carefully... Read More