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Famous Friends

616 E. 9th St., New York, NY 10009 40.72607 -73.97994
nr. Ave. B  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-460-9094 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Menswear, Womenswear

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Nearby Subway Stops

6 at Astor Pl.; L at First Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Menswear
  • Womenswear


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Those in a rush could easily mistake this boutique for one of the neighborhood’s vintage clothing stores, but Famous Friends actually showcases the new and the undiscovered. As one-time trader on Wall Street and now full-time proprietor Richard Cadet puts it: “The more esoteric the labels, the more we like ’em.” While styles vary from dark and gloomy to soft and spring-like, each item has been carefully chosen with the art of fashion in mind. The list of designers can read like a meeting of the UN—Japan’s Yoshio Kubo, Austria’s Petar Petrov and Ute Ploier, Los Angeles’s own Rick Owens—but Famous Friends is best known for its selection of denim, a fabric that knows no cultural borders.