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Purdy Girl

220 Thompson St., New York, NY 10018
nr. 3rd St.
212-529-8385 Send to Phone
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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Handbags, Jewelry, Lingerie/Hosiery, Women's Shoes, Womenswear

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Sun-Fri, 11am-7:30pm; Sat, 11am-8pm

Nearby Subway Stops

A, B, C, D, E, F, M at W. 4th St.-Washington Sq.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Handbags
  • Jewelry
  • Lingerie/Hosiery
  • Women's Shoes


  • Womenswear


Sisters Corinne and Nadine Purdy were feeding their love for fashion long before they teamed up in 1997 to bring these flirty pink-and-silver-awninged boutiques to Manhattan. After a stint studying art in Paris, Corinne returned stateside to hawk her accessories on the streets of Soho; in the same neighborhood, Nadine had a boutique called Yoshi. Now the Purdy Girl designs, as well as the wares of fellow designers, are sold from two neighboring West Village locations that are perfectly situated near a university full of potential customers. Purdy Girl also runs a newer Upper West Side shop. Similar in look and feel to Urban Outfitters and Anthropology, the stores offer casual and dressy clothing that’s girly but has a sassy edge. And they stock everything from jewelry to heels to undies, so an entire night-out outfit can be picked up in one stop. Carrying mainly house-brand items, the Thompson Street shop aims to be more casual and affordable, while the LaGuardia and Columbus Avenue shops offer slightly more upscale cocktail-worthy dresses and work appropriate outfits from designers like Nanette Lepore, Tibi, and Trina Turk.


There’s always a sale section in the back of each store and there are regular storewide, end-of-season sales. The Thompson Street boutique offers an especially sweet deal: Every two weeks, a different item (jeans, handbags, jewelry) is marked down.