Avant-gardists looking for wearable clothes love Ashley Tyler’s slinky jersey dresses, super-skinny pants, and printed denim skirts ($150 to $1,500). You may not have heard of the Dallas native, but Cameron Diaz, Björk, and Alicia Keys have—they’re all clients. Tyler’s had her own label since 2000, and now her first self-titled store opens on October 28 in the former Soho Artists Workshop at 112 Greene Street, near Prince Street (212-965-1110).
Discount shoe store DSW is a mecca for bargain hunters, but it’s taken a long time to hit Manhattan. On October 25, the company makes up for lost time with the grand opening of two stores, at 4 Union Square South, near University Place (212-674-2146), and 102 North End Avenue, near Vesey Street (212-945-7419). Everything from Kenneth Cole to Via Spiga for men and women will be 30 to 50 percent off.
Boyd’s of Madison Avenue has been an Upper East Side mainstay for 64 years, but on October 25, the one-stop-shopping destination opens another branch at 309 Columbus Avenue, near 74th Street (212-877-3307). Expect familiar beauty staples from Clarins, Lancôme, and Elizabeth Arden, and expanded children’s and pet departments.
And Zeba’s stunning Indian-inspired textiles finally make it Stateside (it has twenty branches in Spain, Great Britain, India, and Kenya) on October 30, when a store opens at 69 Greene Street, near Spring Street (212-343-8899), stocking colorful bedding, window treatments, table linens, and more.