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Reason Outpost

436 E. 9th St., New York, NY 10009 40.727384 -73.983241
nr. Ave. A  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Eyewear, Handbags, Jewelry, Men's Hats, Men's Shoes, Ties, Women's Hats, etc.

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Official Website


Daily, noon-8pm

Nearby Subway Stops

L at First Ave.; F at Second Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard

Product Guide


  • Ties
  • Eyewear
  • Handbags
  • Men's Hats
  • Women's Hats
  • Jewelry
  • Men's Shoes


  • Antique/Vintage Furniture


  • CDs/Records


This small, East Village shop sells a hodgepodge of original clothes and vintage items. For better or worse, it's often difficult to tell what's vintage and what's new—a shirt with what, at first glance, appears to be a worn Ramones logo actually carries one for the Harlem-based hip-hop collective the Diplomats, and seemingly used flasks are etched in antiquated fonts with expressions like “Get Bent” and “Hangover.” Other items sold include leather jackets, hoodies, knit hats, Vane x Sebago boots, cigarette cases, sunglasses, and vinyl records (purportedly from the late D.J. AM's record collection). The bit-of-everything feel extends to the store's décor, which has a general-store theme and features several wooden ducks, hand-painted signs, a giant faded America flag, and an old medical school poster of a skeleton.