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Pilgrim

70 Orchard St., New York, NY, 10002
nr. Grand St.
212-463-7720

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Service: 10
Selection: 10
"Highly Recommended"

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Love Pilgrim New York! Ranked in top 10 by Harper's Bazaar UK

By Lisasinclair77 on 11/2/2016

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I just read the review in Harper's Bazaar UK. Congrats! Fantastic store. Viktor & Rolf, Chanel, Isabel Marant, Dries Van Noten, Galliano, Ann Demeulemeester, Martin Margiela, Helmut Lang, Comme des Garcons, Marni, Prada, Miu Miu. The best of everything. IMPECCABLE CURATION. I know Richard used to work wit Avedon and Patrick Demarchlier, Walter Chin, etc as a stylist and he brought it! Those skills are evident here. Beautifully presented and great prices. I got this pair of AZZEDINE ALAIA zippered Booties, unworn 250! A steal! They now have an online store as well for the Hermès Collection bags. 8 years I've been coming here! So good to see talent recognized even if it's by a major UK Fashion Magazine. I did see them in Vogue.com a few times, but this is an amazing honor! Well deserved. I love these guys and this store!

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9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

Chic New Discovery!

By WendyLowenowski on 10/1/2016

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

My friend Amy who works at Vogue recommended Pilgrim to me. I just moved here from Paris to work for another fashion house and am discovering the "new New York". This store is amazing. We pulled 15 pieces for inspiration (we came back and made an appointment), they have extensive archives, the windows are beautifully styled. Great high end designer clothing from new to vintage and all from professional dealers so you don't have to question quality, wear, authenticity, etc. Everything here is a bargain compared to shopping at Bergdorf's (which I love, don't get me wrong!), but my wallet simply can't afford Bergdorf's too often. Also cute restaurants and bars -- everywhere and a great meal while shopping can be had. Pilgrim is known for it's exquisite Chanel Jackets, bags, and jewelry, also the Japanese designer presence here is overwhelming all the great clothing from Japan. I adore Japanese designers, so creative! Definitely if you love fashion for a great price, you have found Nirvana.

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25 out of 30 people found this review helpful.

Had such a great time here! Best Vintage Comme des Garcons and Chanel In NYC

By Julierubanno on 9/30/2016

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Just stroll by the windows, all pristine luxury! Chanel bags and Comme des Garcons outfits on the Mannequins. It looks like Colette in Paris! It's so chic for designer vintage. Everything is immaculate, unworn or new and they buy from dealers as explained to us by one of the owners. I read about them on a beautiful article written by Tabitha Simmons and Indre rockefeller in the City guide on Vogue.com and had to check it out as it is their favorite store in New York. They also have online shipping now which can be dangerous! haha! www.pilgrimnyc.com they list speciality items there and you can get a feel about the store. It's definitely worth the trip downtown! It's a destination! I found great Prada, Ann Demeulemeester, Cedric Charlier, Sacai, all the cool designers! They know their stuff! Great store and very reasonable compared to going uptown.

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28 out of 35 people found this review helpful.

Paris and Japanese Designers

By Lori.laughlin on 7/7/2016

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I read about this store in the City Guide on Vogue.com a while back, quite a beautiful article written by Tabitha Simmons, a top editor at Vogue and stylist. Her recommendations were spot on. Everything here is from dealers, pristine condition, or unworn vintage, rare items, they have huge archives you can make appointments to buy or rent for inspiration for designers, just about any serious fashion person comes here and I've seen quite a few celebrities as well including Cookie from Empire!!!!! That was a thrill. She was so nice and showed me the Hermes bracelet and Chanel bag and YSL couture dress she bought. Such a nice surprise to run into a real celebrity that was so nice. The guys who own this shop are well known in fashion circles and deal exclusively with the best dealers, amazing japanese vintage collection, amazing chanel, they carry rare Martine Sitbon, Martin Margiela, Ann Demeulemeester, Marni, Prada, Miu Miu, just every designer I love actually. I am always thrilled to leave here with a bargain and a beautiful item. Expert curators.

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70 out of 107 people found this review helpful.

adore this shop

By mindy.floyd on 6/2/2016

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I have been a long time customer here (over 7 years). I love the ever changing up to date fashion here. They get all their items direct from Paris, tokyo, etc. so it's all pristine or unworn condition and authentic. I can't say enough about this store. I have bought Chanel Jackets, Chanel bags, a beautiful Galliano vintage couture gown, some really great French vintage jewelry from the designer Herve van der Straeten here that is really amazing and as he is sold at Bergdorf's I get it here for less than half the price of shopping there. Great tips, and help if needed, but what I really love, is that they let you browse at your leisure here with no pressure to sell sell sell! It's very laid back. Chic and French Louche. Love this place and definitely would recommend to anyone who loves fashion.

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87 out of 126 people found this review helpful.

Chanel Vintage Capital of New York

By Chantellemoore on 3/27/2015

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I had heard about this store thru friends and also in a few magazines and wow. Just wow. It is so beautiful. Expertly curated and I love the concept of mixing new with vintage and everything is like new, the condition is tops as they do not do consignment and the editing is spot on (trust me as someone who works in fashion, this is a real find! and an expert eye curating this store). I loved everything here. The best Chanel bags and jewelry you will see anywhere in New York or probably Paris. Definitely worth a visit, just FYI the weekends can be insanely crowded in this shop!

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396 out of 472 people found this review helpful.

Most Favorite Store for Fashion Anywhere I shop!

By NYCshopaholic on 1/7/2015

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

A mix of contemporary high end clothing -- i.e. Comme des Garcons, Isabel Marant, Martin Margiela, YSL, Dior, Yohji Yamamoto to a vast collection of Chanel handbags in pristine condition along with a vibe that can only be characterized as super cool, makes this store my favorite store ever. And I shop everywhere. The edited collection here is the best. From a perfect Gaultier gown to a luxurious Chanel Classic Jacket this place has everything a girl could want that seems otherwise unobtainable (at least for me if I went to Bergdorf's!). I absolutely love this place and the changing of the collections every week. It's truly a treasure that my wallet has come to love and my husband well ---- when I explain what could've been had I gone to Bergdorf's he takes the "damages" a bit easier! hahha. Wonderful. You can't go wrong here.

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539 out of 610 people found this review helpful.

Probably the Best Designer vintage and unique boutique in New York

By Kateyblack on 12/13/2014

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I love boutiques. I love shopping. I travel a lot for work as I work in marketing for a high end fashion label. I'm always on a plane, but whenever I'm in New York, the special trip downtown to Pilgrim New York is always a highlight of my trip. I recently purchased an unused vintage beautiful Dior Backpack, a Huge Bottega Veneta Pebbled Leather tote and 2 Chanel dresses. All for over $2,000. While it's not cheap, compared to uptown and actual retail boutiques where Chanel jackets cost $11,000 alone, this is a steal. They have a huge selection of comme des garcons direct from Tokyo up front, the store is neatly organized and beautifully decorated and the two guys running in, are the ultimate fashion professionals. I can't say enough about my more than several treks here over the years. It's always fun as well, as they are very entertaining in their fashion tips.

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427 out of 472 people found this review helpful.

One of our favorite boutiques when in New York.

By PeterKarlsson on 12/5/2014

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

As we are back and forth between Stockholm and New York for nearly the last 25 years, we have come to love certain things about New York that are New York. Pilgrim is one of those places. I just got the most beautiful amethyst/diamond 9ct. gold earrings from the Victorian period for my wife. She is going to love them. Beautifully wrapped in handmade paper and gold tissue, it is such a great feeling to come to a small boutique and feel like they know what you want, they get you and they are extremely knowledgeable and helpful here. Known for years and years in the fashion business as my wife was in fashion P.R. she is very hard to please and has known these guys who own this wonderful shop for ages. I'd highly recommend anyone who seeks something special, luxurious and rare and divine, to run downtown, it's worth the trip.

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543 out of 596 people found this review helpful.

love this store

By Lorijacobs on 12/3/2014

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Best designer vintage store in New York. I love the huge selection of vintage Chanel and all the pieces of Comme des Garcons. I also scored a Prada dress for $300 unworn, a Chanel 2.55 bag ----- in mint condition, and the guys were super helpful to my mother in picking out a really great Adolfo blazer. Super stylish and chic and really the best value for what they offer here. It's not cheap, but compared to Bergdorf's or Harrod's yes, it's a bargain. Love New York and we love you guys at Pilgrim!!!! xoxo Lori

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