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Shirley + Alice Vintage & Indie Designer Boutique

434 Marcus Garvey Blvd., Brooklyn, NY 11216 40.681968 -73.937861
nr. MacDonough St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-484-1025 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Boutique, Consignment/Thrift Shop
  • Products & Services: Fur/Leather, Handbags, Jewelry, Men's Hats, Men's Shoes, Women's Hats, Women's Shoes, etc.
Photo by Hannah Mattix

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Hours

Tue-Sat, noon-8pm; Sun, noon-6pm

Nearby Subway Stops

C at Kingston-Throop Aves.; A, C at Utica Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

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

Clothing

  • Fur/Leather
  • Menswear
  • Vintage Clothing
  • Womenswear

Home

  • Decorative Accents

Gifts & Parties

  • Stationery

Special Features

  • Tailoring In-Store

Profile

Stylist Khalilah Beavers is a Gemini, meaning, “I’m spontaneous. When I want something, I just want it.” So when a zeal for thrift shopping and vintage gems found her craving her own shop, she went for it. Beavers named her shop after her always-well-dressed grandmothers, Shirley and Alice, who were even more fanatical about thrifting than she is. The shop is homey, with a peach-scented candle burning on a coffee table in front of the small French-style loveseat. Since opening in March 2013, Beavers, who is also a personal stylist to athletes like Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith, has scrounged up items like ’80s tiger-print stirrup leggings and floral ’60s lounge dresses to line the store’s racks, running from $25 to $225. Her collection of staples always includes cut-up, high-waist Levi’s and leather jackets, and if she sees a jumpsuit or peplum dress—a knee-length black, pink, and white floral with thick shoulder straps, for example—she adds it without hesitating. Brooklyn-based indie designers have also gotten their start here, like Demar Braxton and Andre Irons with their Aztec- and plaid-printed bow ties, and Funhaus, who sells long, dangling earrings made of graduation tassels. The standout Olori collection, full of colorful traditional African tulip dresses, are designed in Brooklyn and hand-woven in Nigeria. Even the Paper Party thank-you cards and the top-selling Love Notes candles are handmade in the borough.

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