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A.Turen

85 Stanton St., New York, NY 10002 40.721 -73.988
nr. Allen St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-533-8200 Send to Phone

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    6 out of 10

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  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Fur/Leather, Handbags, Jewelry, Lingerie/Hosiery, Vintage Clothing, Womenswear
Photo by Corinne Durand

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Official Website

aturennyc.com

Hours

Tue-Sat, 1pm-8pm; Sun, 1pm-7pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

F at Second Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags
  • Jewelry
  • Lingerie/Hosiery

Clothing

  • Fur/Leather
  • Vintage Clothing
  • Womenswear

Special Features

  • Bespoke

Profile

In mid-2008, Ashley Turen innocently applied paint to a vintage leather jacket in a hot summer’s day fit of wardrobe revamping. Friends and family began to request more and more of her hand-painted designs, and soon the Tisch graduate opened her eponymous downtown boutique. Two years later she expanded into this 1,500-square-foot, two-room shop, which stands out among the area’s snarl of trendy stores. The racks are filled with Turen’s customized pieces—hand-painted leather bombers and leggings, fitted art-print dresses and classic Ts. There are also modern basics from brands like Timo Weiland and Naked and Famous, along with bulky jewelry from NYC-based designers like Dannijo and Ann Dexter-Jones that pop against the hand-painted, textured walls. For shoppers with more particular taste, Turen can also customize pieces. Equipped with a large book displaying all sorts of possible embellishments, she guides clients through a collaborative process to create one-of-a-kind garments.

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