- READER REVIEWS
Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm; Sun, noon-6pm; Mon, closed
Nearby Subway Stops
A, C, G at Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts.; F, G at Bergen St.
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This elfin shop, at just 400 square feet, is the exclusive stateside purveyor of sculptural clothing from Greek-born designer Ioanna Kourbela, whose modern, minimalist, Tilda Swinton-worthy apparel recalls the bold, classical draping of antiquity. Kourbela’s collection of loose-fitting tunics, schoolgirl-prim frocks, cropped jackets and voluminous trousers ranges from abstract, theatrical garb appropriate for a Disney villainess’ signature look or one of Lady Gaga’s fantasies to solid everyday basics. Made from certified chemical-free fabric, each piece is multifaceted—skirts flaunt dramatically asymmetrical hems, knit sweaters cocoon the wearer and dresses cascade alluringly down the body. As for adornment, there are also three central cases filled with architectural metal jewelry from store-owner Magda Menounos—an FIT grad and metalsmith—and Evan Katsoulias (another Athens native).