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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


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

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



535 Hudson St., New York, NY (Charles & 10th Sts.)

What began as Monocle Magazine – a global glossy covering travel, culture, and design – has expanded into something far beyond reading material. Monocle’s first retail store in New York is... Read More