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Tue-Sun, noon-8pm; Mon, closed
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World traveler Nina Allen’s collection of whimsical
trinkets, originally only available through her wholesale company, can now be
obtained at her cozy Lower East Side store.
Between poplar wood walls and glass cases, Allen displays discoveries from
The quirky finds make the store a homey rendition of a Japanese department
store, with well-designed toys for kids and adults alike. Wooden tables of
stylish Moleskin notebook-alternatives and shelves of small handmade devices
for making uncannily accurate bird calls stand next to large French pillows,
realistic porcelain fruit, and German pens. Allen curates her eclectic
collection with history in mind—most of the manufacturers she uses have been
around for more than 100 years, some up to 200 years.
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