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Helianthus

552 La Guardia Pl., New York, NY 10012 40.728939 -73.998242
nr. W. 3rd St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-677-6888 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Handbags, Jewelry, Lingerie/Hosiery, Womenswear
Photo by Konstantin Sergeyev

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Official Website

helianthusny.com

Nearby Subway Stops

A, B, C, D, E, F, M at W. 4th St.-Washington Sq.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags
  • Jewelry
  • Lingerie/Hosiery

Clothing

  • Womenswear

Profile

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F.I.T. grad Grace Wang stocks her selective boutique with dresses, skirts, and accessories from more than twenty emerging and established designers, including favorites like Bensoni, Dallin Chase, and Mocium. “Helianthus” means sunflower in Greek—Wang’s favorite flower—and she creates a cheery, inviting atmosphere with a cushy central seating area (usually occupied by chatty NYU students) and pop hits playing overhead. The selection ranges from casual tees from Karen Walker and What Comes Around Goes Around to glam cocktail dresses from brands like Christopher Deane, Revolver, Graham & Spencer, and Ulla Johnson. The mix also includes lines from Europe and Japan, which Wang scouts on bi-annual trips to Asia. Although the apparel lining the pink walls shows off Wang’s nearly encyclopedic knowledge of contemporary designers, one-of-a-kind items from an unknown labels and a cache of unusual accessories sets the boutique apart from Soho label mongers. The attention-grabbing jewelry collection consists mainly of offbeat finds from Japan, like crystal-studded earrings shaped like cats, airplanes, and horseshoes.

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