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Jungle Planet

175 W. 4th St., New York, NY 10014 40.732312 -74.001579
nr. Jones St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-989-5447 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Handbags, Jewelry, Womenswear
Photo by Konstantin Sergeyev

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Nearby Subway Stops

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

Payment Methods

MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags
  • Jewelry

Clothing

  • Womenswear

Special Features

  • Open After 9pm (at least 3 days a week)

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Jungle Planet used to be known for eclectic, earthy, global styles, but since husband-and-wife team Lester and Arline Joffe took over in 2000, the only remnant of its exotic past is the green ceiling paint. Now, it’s a reliable source for affordable women’s sportswear and handmade accessories. Though the Fang T-shirts are geared toward college kids, the store distinguishes itself from big-box competitors like Forever 21 via its pared-down selection. (Credit in part the tiny store’s spatial constraints.) Jeans, for example, are often nowhere to be found though co-owner Arline isn’t averse to selling them when she can find the right pair. Instead, she prefers to take things into her own hands, literally: She designs the semi-precious-stone bracelets and rings.

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