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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