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Herve Leger

804 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10065 40.767151 -73.96884
at 68th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-794-7124 Send to Phone
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  • Price Range: ($$$$) Very High End
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Womenswear

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Official Website

herveleger.com

Hours

Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, noon-5pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 68th St.-Hunter College

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Clothing

  • Womenswear

Profile

Founded by French designer Hervé L. Leroux, Leger is famous for its body-hugging, sinuous robes de bande, or "bandage dresses." These simple, chic dresses—elegant bondage for the couture set—are the main attraction at this tiny uptown boutique, though the glamorous décor—mirrored panels, a long scarlet carpet, and occasional bursts of flowers—is a close second. Although Leger was sold to BCBG in 1999, and Leroux himself now serves as artistic director for Guy Laroche, the dresses remain strictly true to Leroux's original designs. The store, meanwhile, clings to its Parisian roots, and boasts very charming saleswomen, a strict sense of uptown style and, bien sur, its own perfume line, found behind the glass counter.

Sales

From late June to early August and in January and February, all items are reduced by 30-50 percent.

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