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Fashion and Shopping Archive

March 10, 2008
Best Hangout That’s Also a Store

The cool kids skating evenings outside of Homage will not sneer even if you have no intention of ever busting a kick flip.

March 10, 2008
Best Place to Magazine Browse

Universal News has nine branches in Manhattan, but the West 23rd Street location has the most appealing vibe for a Saturday-afternoon pause.

March 10, 2008
Best Consignment Store

Butter Consignment feels more like a boutique in its own right than the usual dusty, sad way station for clothes on their way to the rag pile.

March 10, 2008
Best Men’s Custom Shirts

No outsourcing to Hong Kong here; owner Scott Evan Wasserberger does it all right here in his 600-square-foot shop.

March 10, 2008
Best Vintage Summer Dresses

Owner Mauricio Flores has packed a lifetime’s worth of frocks into his tiny shop; most are less than $50.

March 10, 2008
Gym With the Best-Trained Trainers

Barton typically interviews fifteen candidates for each trainer he hires.

December 3, 2007
Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream Opens in Soho

Pharrell Williams has teamed up with Nigo (the designer behind A Bathing Ape) to showcase his fashion in the first Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream store in the U.S.

March 9, 2009
Best Highlights

The color team here, led by Rick Wellman, eschews the usual foil and baliage (freestyle highlights) for biodegradable cotton pads.

March 10, 2008
Best No-Nonsense Facial

Yana Yusupidi is a tough-love facialist, which means you shouldn’t expect to doze while she’s doing extractions.

November 5, 2007
Legacy Opens on Bleecker Street

Coach's new 1,200-square-foot Legacy store features a restored copper exterior and white-oak- and nickel-accented interiors.

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