- Seize Sur Vingt
243 Elizabeth Street, 212-343-0476
This Nolita boutique offers ready-to-wear and custom suits and shirts (and it’s the only place in town, as far as we know, to offer custom cashmere sweaters) with a cool, European feel. The guy who shops here probably drives a Vespa and drinks his espresso strong. Suits are handsewn and, because of a final-stage, “rough draft” try-on, fit impeccably.
From the 2004 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).