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Epaulet

231 Smith St., Brooklyn, NY 11231 40.683899 -73.992318
nr. Butler St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-522-3800 Send to Phone

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  • Products & Services: Handbags, Jewelry, Men's Shoes, Menswear, Women's Shoes, Womenswear
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Official Website

epauletshop.com

Hours

Tue-Sat, noon-8pm; Sun, noon-6pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G at Bergen St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags
  • Jewelry
  • Men's Shoes
  • Women's Shoes

Clothing

  • Menswear
  • Womenswear

Profile

Adele Berne and Michael Kuhle drew on their combined experience in fashion and retail to launch Epaulet in 2008. Housed in what used to be a funky sweater shop called Ohio Knitting Mills, the Carroll Gardens clothing store has lots of natural light, hardwood floors, magenta walls, and a white neon chandelier. Catering to design-conscious Manhattanites turned dog- and baby-toting Brooklynites, Epaulet stocks both recognizable styles, like easy-to-wear Tracy Reese knit dresses, and more quirky ones, like Minnetonka Moccasins. Menswear includes urban updates on classics, like pinstripe button-up shirts with fabric-covered buttons by Modern Amusement and nautically inspired shirts and tees by Maine-based Rogues Gallery. A full line of cocktail-party-ready dresses by Christopher Deane, denim by Cheap Monday, and fashion-forward footwear highlight the eclectic inventory for women. And the miscellany runs the gamut from leather-bound journals by teNeues to fair-trade woven handbags from Mad Imports to super-soft cotton T-shirts with cartoons by local artist Tom Eaton.

Key Departments

Formalwear

This NYC clothier specializes in American-made menswear with “a touch of British influence.” Grooms looking for a heritage-inspired suit without the usual price tag should snap up the $550 two-piece.

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