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Blanc de Chine

673 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10019 40.760421 -73.975773
at 53rd St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-308-8688 Send to Phone

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blancdechine.com

Nearby Subway Stops

E, M at Fifth Ave.-53rd St.

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American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags
  • Jewelry

Clothing

  • Menswear
  • Womenswear

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Hong Kong–based retailer Blanc de Chine—which literally means "White of China"—brings an Eastern elegance to its Fifth Avenue flagship store with fluid architecture and Zen-inspired fashion. An expansive two-story window beckons passersby into the bamboo-laden, tranquil space. Once inside, (primarily) women encounter revamped Chinese pieces hanging against the walls of the main floor—from modernized Qipao dresses to comfortable but fashionable "leather silk" jackets and skirts. A series of display cubes that runs the length of the store showcases smaller items like hand-carved, wooden purses; rare, Vicuña scarves; and intricately crafted jewelry. Up the spiraling staircase, men looking to make an adventurous fashion statement can choose from a variety of Mandarin jackets or the popular, updated scholar's robe. Each garment is made from the finest cashmere or silk, and to further drive home the store's harmonious approach to fashion, each piece is tagged with a mini-tutorial on the guiding principles of Blanc de Chine: simplicity, serenity, purity.

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