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The Red Threads

190 Elizabeth St., New York, NY 10012 40.721549 -73.994572
nr. Spring St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-925-6519 Send to Phone

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  • Products & Services: Bedding/Bath/Linens, Bedroom Furniture, Kitchen Furniture, Window Treatments

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Official Website

theredthreads.com

Hours

Daily, 11am-7pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at Spring St.; J, Z at Bowery

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

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  • Window Treatments
  • Bedding/Bath/Linens
  • Kitchen Furniture
  • Bedroom Furniture

Profile

The name the Red Threads refers to a belief in Asian mythology in which newborns are said to be bound to each person they are destined to meet in life by a red thread. Malaysian-born siblings Yien and Leon Wong are linked by blood and business at their joint home store, with Yien designing simple, luxurious bedding and Leon crafting wooden bedroom and kitchen furniture. Duvet covers, 300-thread-count sheets, and pillow shams are woven with boxy geometric patterns in an adjoining studio using silk, linen, and cotton sateen imported from Italy. Tall shelves in the rear of the shop are piled with vibrant duvets and throws in complementary color palettes. The front of the shop displays Leon’s polished wood furniture made of reclaimed and exotic woods from Southeast Asia, like a chengal wood coffee table or a curvaceous bed made of ebony teakwood piled with embroidered accent pillows. Though the main draw here is housewares, boutique shoppers can browse an assortment of rare jewelry by Lay-Ing Oji near the register, featuring delicate chains adorned with Japanese, Tahitian black, South Sea, and freshwater pearls.

Window Treatments

The Wongs can create customized window treatments to match any of their bedding sets.

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