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147 W. 72nd St., New York, NY 10023 40.777999 -73.980086
nr. Columbus Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-787-8595 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Specialty Shop
  • Products & Services: Men's Hats, Men's Shoes, Menswear, Women's Hats, Women's Shoes, Womenswear
Photo by Ty Hewitt

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Mon-Sat, 10am-8pm; Sun, 11am-6pm

Nearby Subway Stops

1, 2, 3 at 72nd St.; B, C at 72nd St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Men's Hats
  • Women's Hats
  • Men's Shoes
  • Women's Shoes


  • Menswear
  • Womenswear


There’s a string of shoe stores on West 72nd Street from Urban Outfitters to the Buttercup Bakery, but West is by far the most eye-catching. The brick-walled space is decorated with black-and-white photos of famous New Yorkers like Babe Ruth, Frank Sinatra, and John Lennon; their stark portraits contrast with the colorful streetwear styles, old and new, from vibrantly-hued vintage Starter jackets with screaming logos to bulky hi-top Nikes in electric neons and multi-colored pastels. Many of the shoes are limited edition and specialties include John Varvatos Converse in distressed fabrics and suede Clarks Wallabees. Canada Goose snowboard jackets and water-repellent North Faces, as well as graphic tees by Hellz Bellz and Adidas, complement the bold kicks.


End-of-season sales 30-80% off