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Tarina Tarantino

117 Greene St., New York, NY 10012 40.724992 -73.99939
at Prince St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-226-6953 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Products & Services: Handbags, Jewelry

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Official Website

tarinatarantino.com

Nearby Subway Stops

N, R at Prince St.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags
  • Jewelry

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After earning a cult following in Tokyo and L.A., jewelry maven Tarina Tarantino opened her first New York boutique in 2006, decorating the small space with mint-green paint and glittered pink floors. Her chunky, sparkly baubles recall costume jewelry from childhood, including a Hello Kitty adorned “Pink Head” collection, a Swarovski crystal-studded line inspired by Barbie, and a Neon collection incorporating fluorescent butterfly beads. A former MAC makeup artist, the fuchsia-haired Tarantino gravitated toward bright colors and retro-glam long before she started designing her own jewelry. Many of her designs combine girly motifs with goth and glam accents: The Studio 54–inspired Bibarucci line features black horn scarabs and skulls mixed with glass pearls and leopard-print beads, while the I Love You/I Hate You collection includes necklaces spelling “I Hate You” surrounded by pink hearts and Swarovski crystals. The offerings come with a higher price tag than the Barbie trinkets of youth, however — simple Lucite bracelets start at $30, while elaborate, charm-heavy necklaces can reach $800.

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