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Le Sous-Sol

137 Rivington St., New York, NY 10002 40.719442 -73.986393
nr. Norfolk  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-477-7723 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Handbags, Jewelry, Women's Shoes, Womenswear

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Official Website

lesoussol.com

Nearby Subway Stops

F, J, M, Z at Delancey St.-Essex St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags
  • Jewelry
  • Women's Shoes

Clothing

  • Womenswear

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All things Belgian fashion fill this tiny boutique on Rivington. The narrow space’s somber brick walls are a perfect backdrop for the moody designs of the well-known A.F. Vandevorst, which take up at least half of the shop. Vandevorst’s mostly black, gray, and flesh-tone knitwear comes in quirky shapes, sometimes with exaggerated sleeves and tricky asymmetrical closures. The balance of the collection is from lesser-known designers (at least in the States): graphic dresses, also in a dark palette, by Jean-Paul Knott; butter-soft, vegetable-tanned leather heels by Nathalie Verlinden; and vintage leather handbags by Eric Beauduin. One of the only three racks in the store displays fast-selling “vintage” (a season or so old) pieces by Martin Margiela, Dries Van Noten, and Bruno Pieters. Non-Belgian designers get a little love too; there’s a delicate, 14k-gold jewelry collection by N.Y.-based designer Mine, and tank dresses with padded shoulders by the English brand Dress. Belgian design collectors take note: Le Sous Sol happily takes in well-preserved pieces for consignment.

Sales

Seasonally, up to 60% off.

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