- October 16, 2006
- Q Adjarenimako
"It’s not that the guys interested in this don’t have the money—they’d just rather spend it on drinks, like I do."
- December 18, 2006
- Lisa Mahar
"They’re incredibly well crafted: eight layers of paint on every surface, they use the best woods, beautiful grains, and they’re geometrically precise."
- June 11, 2007
- Folami Greene
Kirna Zabête, 96 Greene St., nr. Spring St.; 212-941-9656
- April 11, 2005
- Barbara Caldwell
Mostly men buy cacti. I don’t know why that’s so, but men love cactus. It has something to do—
- February 5, 2007
- Peter Neville
"The coolest new thing on the market is Arc’teryx’s fully waterproof backpack."
- August 8, 2005
- Michelle Jean-Pierre
"I'm a party animal; you have to be to work here."
- June 5, 2006
- Lucy O’Sullivan
"Everything is curated without being overthought. Her clothing is incredibly transformative and sexy."
- September 17, 2007
- Nadia Livingston
Alexis Bittar, 465 Broome St., nr. Greene St.; 212-625-8340
- June 19, 2006
- Mari Kussman
My favorite customer wanted a scent inspired by Miss Havisham in Great Expectations— the one with the rotting feast in her living room.
- November 20, 2006
- Jordan Silver
"We carry brands that are hard to find, and we customize— if you bring a frame in that you love, we’ll copy it."