- Thomas Sires
243 Elizabeth St., nr. Prince St. 646-692-4472
There’s a bit of a Colette-meets-Muji feel, with wares both slick and silly, at this Nolita boutique. Former Loeffler Randall designers Fiona Thomas and Allison Sires traveled to Japan and France, amassing a Franco-Japanese inventory of clothing, toys, home knickknacks, and other trinkets, before opening the store this winter. Prices start at $4 for cheery Japanese erasers and top out at $880 for Alyssa Norton’s metallic leather and mixed-metal necklaces. But most items hover in the $20 to $75 range, making this a go-to for engagement, shower, and hostess giftables. Plus wrapping is free—not to mention beautiful, in Japanese prints and neon ribbon.