- The Bar at BaubleBar
230 Fifth Ave., at 27th St., Ste.; 610 646-664-4827
In the age of the $500 gold-plated necklace, e-commerce site BaubleBar.com is a clearinghouse for cheap, cheerful costume jewelry. Delicate snake rings, crystal-smattered cuffs, and geometric bib necklaces are sourced direct from designers, many selling for $50 or less. The online retailer went brick-and-mortar last October, and in addition to carrying web favorites like monogrammed jewelry, the white-lacquered space introduces new exclusive-to-the-shop styles every week.
From the 2013 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).