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Ask Shop Clerk Archive

April 2, 2007
David Reeves

"If you’re getting three years out of a suit, wearing it once a week, you’re doing all right."

July 25, 2005
Mary Apicella

"I'm a little warped. I used to spend $600 every season without remorse, because I knew I'd wear the bag that winter and maybe after. Now I think I'd spend more."

July 30, 2007
Elizabeth Doyle

Doyle & Doyle, 189 Orchard St., nr. Houston St.; 212-677-9991.

December 26, 2005
Vivian Verlaan

"Kate does exist, though I've never met her."

June 25, 2007
Nach Waxman

Kitchen Arts & Letters, 1435 Lexington Ave., nr. 93rd St.; 212-876-5550.

May 16, 2005
Joseph A. Diorio

"We don't let the balls drop at Home Depot. It's not gonna happen."

November 1, 2004
Nikki Meistrell

Three questions for a clerk a La Petite Coquette, 51 University Pl.

June 6, 2005
Beverley Ruddock

We get dressed up as cowboys and cowgirls. I have several outfits that revolve around leather chaps.

September 25, 2006
Adrienne Wong

We do custom paper, home accessories, and portraiture—all from scratch.

September 18, 2006
Gabrielle Auerbach

I’ve seen people peering in the windows hours before we open at noon.

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