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Hengst

70 E. 1st St., New York, NY 10003 40.72355 -73.988791
nr. First Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-375-1549 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Products & Services: Lingerie/Hosiery, Womenswear
Photo by Dave Ratzlow

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Official Website

hengstnyc.com

Hours

Mon-Sun, noon-8pm.

Nearby Subway Stops

F at Second Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Lingerie/Hosiery

Clothing

  • Womenswear

Profile

Though designer Susan Hengst founded her label in San Francisco in the early aughts, her clothes have been gracing the racks at stylish downtown boutiques like TG-170 for nearly as long. Hengst moved her shop and studio to New York in August 2010, opening a petite boutique on East 1st Street. But unlike other East Village standbys, you won't find eighties-inspired knockoffs or rumpled hipster plaids here. The pastel-colored designs are more refined, showcasing Hengst's hand-dyed silk tunics and dresses, creamy wide-leg linen trousers, embroidered vintage-style lingerie, and super-soft jersey-chiffon jumpsuits. The spring collections are rife with tank dresses and gauzy silks, while cooler weather brings chunky knits and luxurious cashmere-blend coats for weathering the season in style.

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