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Flirt

93 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217 40.679781 -73.978117
nr. Park Pl.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-783-0364 Send to Phone
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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Eyewear, Handbags, Jewelry, Lingerie/Hosiery, Women's Hats, Women's Shoes, Womenswear
Photo by Stephanie Land

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Official Website

flirt-brooklyn.com

Hours

Daily, 11am-7pm

Nearby Subway Stops

2, 3 at Bergen St.; B, Q at Seventh Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Eyewear
  • Handbags
  • Women's Hats
  • Jewelry
  • Lingerie/Hosiery
  • Women's Shoes

Clothing

  • Womenswear

Special Features

  • Tailoring In-Store

Profile

This boutique is co-owned by three performing-arts veterans—a singer-songwriter, an actress, and a modern dancer—but the wares are more subdued than dramatic. The colorful, wearable clothing from the house label, which is rolled out slowly each season, is sold next to a carefully edited selection of items from designers who specialize in handmade pieces with surprising details: Middewynter’s cultishly popular structured dresses wrap from back to front; Cinderloop’s softly swirling knits are punched up with crochet work and ribbon; and the silk-screened tees by Albert & Piccolo sport an octopus floating just above the hem. On weekends, the store is a local hangout for those who might otherwise be reading the shop’s blog. True to its name, the atmosphere is very girlie-girl (floral wallpaper, gilded antique furniture, French jazz on the playlist), but the boyfriends and husbands slouched on the antique divans don’t seem to mind whiling away the afternoon here either.

Design Classes

Flirt’s owners offer basic sewing, knitting, and children’s craft classes at Home Ec, their studio space near the Gowanus Canal. Check the Flirt Web site for the class schedule.

Flirt Skirts
Clients can order made-to-measure skirts in classic styles (A-line, pencil, flare) that can be stitched in more than 80 different fabrics.

Sales

Check Flirt's web site for information about seasonal sales.

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