- Alice + Olivia
80 W. 40th St., 212-840-0887
You don’t have to traipse to Ludlow Street to rouse your wardrobe from its woolen winter slumber this year. Head to the improbably located new Alice + Olivia boutique on Bryant Park, where fashion’s current sixties revival has resulted in a colorful parade of sleeveless mod shift dresses and flirty pleated minidresses. At $240 to $350, they’re not cheap, but over jeans or a turtleneck, you can wear them into fall.
Best Cute Summer Dress
From the 2007 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).