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Best of New York 2014 • Shopping

Best Gender-Neutral Accessories

  • Miansai

    33 Crosby St., nr. Broome St.; 212-858-9710

    Designer Michael Saiger launched his company in Miami in 2008, and his fishhook-clasped leather-wrap bracelets (with their got-this-on-a-soul-searching-vacation feel) quickly caught on with creative types and Wall Street suits alike. Fittingly, the brand’s first storefront has landed two doors down from surf-shop Saturdays NYC in a beach-house-inspired space. The signature bracelets, plus a slew of other unisex, uniquely detailed accessories—including cognac leather journals tied with nylon rope ($68) and colorblocked calfskin iPhone holders ($115)—line copper-trimmed displays. A custom station offers leather monogramming and build-your-own wrap bracelets, while up front, a tea bar serves kombucha on tap.

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