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Ask Shop Clerk Archive

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."

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