Brooklyn’s Finest

(Map by Jason Lee.)

(D) = Design
(C) = Clothes
(R) = Restaurants


Queen’s Hideaway (R)
222 Franklin St., at Green St., Greenpoint 718-383-2355

Noisette (C)
46B N. 6th St., nr. Kent St.; 718-388-5188 Beautiful, feminine, affordable women’s clothes.

Fresh Kills (D)
50 N. 6th St., nr. Kent Ave.; 718-388-8081 An unexpected angle on mid-to-late-century modern.

Golden Calf (D)
86 N. 6th St., at Wythe St.; 718-302-8800 Incredibly well-edited vintage furniture; the Bergdorf window-display team comes here.

Photo: Nom de Guerre

Nom de Guerre (C)
88 N. 6th St., nr. Wythe St.; 718-387-3363 Printed T-shirts inspired by graffiti culture, and obscurantist denim.

Sleep (D)
110 N. 6th St., nr. Berry St.; 718-384-3211 Gorgeous bedding (Dwell, John Robshaw) and lingerie (Cosabella).

The Future Perfect (D)
115 N. 6th St., nr. Berry St. 718-599-6278 The home of conceptual design from Brooklyn and, increasingly, Europe.

Saved (C)
82 Berry St., nr. N. 9th St.; 718-388-5990 If Edgar Allen Poe were reborn as a fashionista, he’d come here.

Mini Mini Market (C)
218 Bedford Ave., nr. N. 6th St.; 718-302-9337 Williamsburg fashion central has labels like Ella Moss and J Brand.

Otte (C)
218 Bedford St., nr. N. 5th St.; 718-302-3007 The tiny Bloomingdale’s of Williamsburg: Rebecca Taylor, Ulla Johnson, etc.

DuMont (R)
432 Union Ave., nr. Devoe St. 718-486-7717

Brooklyn Flat (C)
150 Ainslie St., nr. Lorimer St. 718-302-2138 Behind a barn door, you’ll find more edgy new design.

Marlow & Sons (R)
81 Broadway, nr. Wythe St. 718-384-1441

Yoko Devereaux (C)
338 Broadway, nr. Keap St.718-302-1450 Men’s basics reworked for hipsters.

Northeast Kingdom (R)
18 Wyckoff Ave., at Troutman St., Bushwick 718-386-3864


68 Jay St., nr. Water St.; 718-596-8026 All modular, all the time.

Spring Gallery Store (D)
126A Front St., nr. Jay St. 718-222-1054 Design objects like Richard Saja’s Historically Inaccurate pillows, and women’s tees.

Prague Kolektiv (D)
143B Front St., nr. Jay St. 718-260-8013 Vintage Czech deco; retro-modern like you’ve never seen.

Photo: Pomme

Pomme (C)
81 Washington St., nr. York St. 718-855-0623 Sophisticated kids’ clothes and a well-curated toy selection.

Fort Greene

Photo: Michael K. Mills/Cloth

Cloth (C)
138 Fort Greene Pl., at Hanson St. 718-403-0223 As chic as organic clothing gets.

Yú Interiors (D)
15 Greene Ave., at Cumberland St.; 718-237-5878 Tasteful vintage furniture mixes with Jonathan Adler.

iCi (R)
246 Dekalb Ave., at Vanderbilt Ave.; 718-789-2778

Locanda Vini e Olli (R)
129 Gates Ave., nr. Cambridge Pl., Clinton Hill; 718-622-9202

Boerum Hill

Butter (C)
389 Atlantic Ave., nr. Bond St.; 718-260-9033 Marni meets locals like Vena Cava.

Bark (D)
495 Atlantic Ave., nr. Nevins St.; 718-625-8997 One of Brooklyn’s first design stores is still a player.

Cobble Hill

Diane T. (C)
174 Court St., nr. Amity St.; 718-923-5777 Brooklyn’s answer to Sigerson Morrison.

Dear Fieldbinder (C)
198 Smith St., nr. Baltic St. 718-852-3620 Emerging designers clothe classically feminine girls.

Carroll Gardens

Chestnut (R)
271 Smith St., nr. Degraw St.; 718-243-0049

Grocery (R)
288 Smith St., nr. Sackett St. 718-596-3335

Photo: Jeremy Moss/Environment 337

Environment 337 (D)
337 Smith St., nr. President St. 718-522-1767 Tired of Mxyplyzk? This is fresher.

Frankies 457 Court Street Spuntino (R)
457 Court St., nr. Luquer St. 718-403-0033

Red Hook

Brooklyn Collective (D)
198 Columbia St., nr. Sackett St.; 718-596-6231 Local design showcase; look for Leslie Teich’s silver layer necklaces.

360 (R)
360 Van Brunt St., nr. Sullivan St. 718-246-0360

The Good Fork (R)
391 Van Brunt St., nr. Coffey St. 718-643-6636

Park Slope

Clothier Bklyn (C)
44 Fifth Ave., nr. Dean St.; 718-623-2444 Serious denim.

Convivium Osteria (R)
68 Fifth Ave., nr. Bergen St. 718-857-1833

Franny’s (R)
295 Flatbush Ave., nr. Prospect Pl.; 718-230-0221

Photo: Cog & Pearl

Cog & Pearl (D)
190 Fifth Ave., at Sackett St.; 718-623-8200 Unique finds like Vinylux’s bowl made from an old record.

Rose Water (R)
787 Union St., at Sixth Ave.; 718-783-3800

Orange Blossom (C)
180 Lincoln Pl., nr. Seventh Ave.; 718-789-8953 Funky kids’ clothes from Baby Bean and Poppylarity.

Matter (D)
227 Fifth Ave., nr. President St.; 718-230-1150 A more reserved take on conceptual design, with many small pieces.

Al Di La Trattoria (R)
248 Fifth Ave., at Carroll St. 718-636-8888

3R Living (D)
276L Fifth Ave., nr. Garfield Pl.; 718-832-0951 Proving that ecofriendly and stylish are not mutually exclusive.

Loom (C)
115 Seventh Ave., nr. President St.; 718-789-0061 Ethnic home designs from all over the world.

Living on Seventh (D)
219 Seventh Ave., nr. 3rd St.; 718-788-1651 Park Slope’s fanciest: Look for Italian cashmere blankets.

Premium Goods (C)
347 Fifth Ave., nr. 4th St. 718-369-7477 Rare sneakers, plus T-shirts by local artists.

Nest Home (D)
396 Seventh Ave., nr. 12th St.; 718-965-3491 The edgier end of mainstream design, from Tord Boontje to Blu Dot.

Bird (D)
430 Seventh Ave., nr. 14th St.; 718-768-4940 From Mayle dresses to ladylike jackets from local designer Mociun.

Rare Device (D)
453 Seventh Ave., nr. 16th St.; 718-301-6375 Pretty patterns for that first apartment. Next: Brooklyn Style Guide

Brooklyn’s Finest