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Shop at Patron of the New in Tribeca NYC

Patron of the New

151 Franklin St between Varick & Hudson Sts
(212) 966-7144

Al Abayan, former creative director of Tribeca’s now-closed branch of the cult Tokyo boutique Number (N)ine, and his partner Lisa Pak, lend their sartorial expertise to Patron of the New, a luxury... Read More


Nili Lotan

188 Duane St near Greenwich St
(212) 219-8794

Nili Lotan is arguably a modern New York women’s favorite designer, if only for her philosophy, written in stark text near the entrance of her two-tier studio and retail space in Tribeca:... Read More



393 Greenwich St between Beach and North Moore Sts
(212) 219-0695

Tribeca fashion denizens and childhood friends Jackie Brookstein and Kim Carton opened Valley, their loft-like boutique, to satisfy hip locals with a well-curated mix of day-to-night designs by both... Read More


Tokio 7

83 East 7th St., New York, NY (First & Second Aves.)

An East Village institution since 1993, Tokio 7 is proof that secondhand doesn’t have to mean second-best. And with their new digs (just on the other side of 7th Street), New York’s country club... Read More



28 Bond St., New York, NY (Bowery & Lafayette Sts.)

Since expanding from their original location in Williamsburg and opening up a store on Bond Street in 2008, Oak has been enticing local hipsters with some of the best designers in fashion today,... Read More

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Pas de Deux

328 East 11th St. New York, NY (First and Second Aves.)

In ballet, a pas de deux is a duet. In fashion-buying, the “it takes two” approach also worked wonders for duo Eddy Chai and Paul Birardi (of Odin and Den). Pas de Deux, their petite womenswear... Read More

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Patricia Field

302 Bowery, New York, NY (Houston & 1st Sts.)

Famed costume designer for Sex and the City and the Devil Wears Prada, Patricia Field can also add boutique owner to her hot pink and rhinestone –bedazzled resume. Enter her East Village megastore... Read More