From limited-edition dunks to Frankenstein patches for your Eastpak, each of the city’s new streetwear shops has a specialty.
Monster motifs, from $6 for a patch at Scumbags & Superstars, 16 Wilson Ave., nr. Noll St., Bushwick; 718-628-4478.
High-top Air Jordans and LeBrons, from $140 used to $1,000 limited-edition new (or pawn the pristine kicks in your closet), at Sneaker Pawn, 200 Lenox Ave., at 120th St., Ste. 27-9, bell No. 1; 917-475-1374.
Screenprinted Queens-repping baseball tees, $50 at just-launched, St. Albans–based thinkaboutitclothing.com.
Kangaroo-pouch hoodies in 340-gram cotton, from $98 at Homies Wonderland, 15 Essex St., nr. Hester St.; no phone.
Two-tone skateboard decks, $50 at Diamond Supply Co., 286 Lafayette St., nr. Jersey St.; no phone yet (opening in September).
Whole Foods isn’t the only new megaspace in Gowanus.
1. 7,500 sq. ft.
Gotham Archery: pink bows, lime-green arrows (480 Baltic St.).
2. 3,500 sq. ft.
Brooklyn School of Rock: White Stripes vs. Black Keys summer camp (327 Douglass St.).
3. 3,000 sq. ft.
Four & Twenty Blackbirds: lemon chess pies, classes (597 Sackett St.; opening 9/1).
4. 17,000 sq. ft.
The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club: bingo night, lobster truck (514 Union St.).
5. 3,600 sq. ft.
Ample Hills Creamery: on-site factory, roof deck (305 Nevins St.).
6. 6,000 sq. ft.
Artist & Craftsman Supply: linoleum relief-print blocks (307 2nd St.).
7. 4,200 sq. ft.
The Morbid Anatomy Museum: two-headed-mouse taxidermy (424A Third Ave.).
On July 19, Flea Market Betty will debut on Havemeyer Street, near Metropolitan Avenue, in Williamsburg.
Reach cans, seat friends.
433 W. Broadway
Backstory: Four-year-old e-tailer known for monthly beauty-sample mailings sets up shop with full-size products.
Space: 4,500 square feet; warm wood; touchscreens; build-your-own-box zone.
Wares: Oribe texturizing spray ($42); Smashbox primer ($36); hot-cloth cleanser kits ($25).
Services: Crown braids ($30); fake lashes ($15); weekly makeup-demo classes.
The Organic Pharmacy
353 Bleecker St.
Backstory: Co-founded in London in 2002 by a homeopath who formulates her own products.
Space: 910 square feet; clinical cleanliness; smoked mirrors; screened-off treatment area.
Wares: Organic mascara ($38); Essential fatty-acid capsules ($50); detox kits ($295).
Services: Rose-crystal lymphatic facials ($75), prescription-filling herbal dispensary.
Nero Marquina marble motifs, reminiscent of Renaissance basilicas and 1980s renos, resurge.
Jil Sander’s men’s autumn-winter runway show has suits and outerwear designed by Raf Simons with a digital-marble print.
Artist Sam Moyer’s solo presentation at NADA Miami Beach features a marble bench that complements three ink-on-canvas, wood-mounted paintings.
Safe House USA, a “streetwear for the home” e-shop, launches with marble-motif sheets—contrasting cold, hard marble and a warm, soft bed.
Moving Mountains designer Syrette Lew debuts her Hi-Lo shelving at New York Design Week, pairing luxurious marble with inexpensive plywood.
Karin Gustafsson, womenswear design head at COS, cites a doorstep near Piccadilly Circus as inspiration for this reversible clutch.
Sight Unseen’s website adds RillRill’s spring ’14 marble pendants. (RillRill’s Katie Freedle was drawn to marble while renovating her bathroom.)