Brooklyn’s Finest

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


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

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

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

(4.) 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.

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

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

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

(8.) 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.

(9.) 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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


(16.) Wonk(D)
68 Jay St., nr. Water St.; 718-596-8026
All modular, all the time.

(17.) 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.

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

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

Fort Greene

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

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

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

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

Boerum Hill

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

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

Cobble Hill

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

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

Carroll Gardens

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

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

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

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

Red Hook

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

(33.) 360 (R)
360 Van Brunt St., nr. Sullivan St. 718-246-0360

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

Park Slope

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(43.) 3R Living (D)
276L Fifth Ave., nr. Garfield Pl.; 718-832-0951
Proving that ecofriendly and stylish are not mutually exclusive.

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

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

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

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

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

(49.) 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