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Love Saves the Day

119 Second Ave., New York, NY 10003 40.72806 -73.98811
at 7th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-228-3802 Send to Phone

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  • Products & Services: Jewelry, Menswear, Vintage Clothing, Womenswear
Photo by Youngna Park

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Hours

Daily, noon-9pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at Astor Pl.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Jewelry

Clothing

  • Menswear
  • Vintage Clothing
  • Womenswear

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This East Village boutique-cum-time-capsule has long been a fixture on the vintage clothing and memorabilia scene. Opened in 1966, the one-room treasure trove is outfitted like a colorful tribute to pop culture kitsch from the fifties to the present, and packs its offerings into every square inch of floor and wall space, even hanging many of its vintage metal lunchboxes from the ceiling. Smurf and Hulk Hogan action figures are displayed like museum pieces in glass cases, while slightly more contemporary items—a Melrose Place CD-ROM, a miniature David Beckham—line the shelves. Tourists and fashion students gawk at and take notes on the costume-y vintage clothes, like leopard print platform boots, sequined ballerina frocks, and campy housedresses, but it's the baby boomers who seem to get the biggest kick out of revisiting favorite childhood toys like Barbies and G.I. Joes from the fifties and sixties.

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