Browsers, Rejoice

Clockwise from top left: Goods, Banana Republic, Homebody, Puro ChilePhoto: Courtesy of vendors

Gap has opened its first Soho store with a new concept—Gap 1969, devoted to a hipper line of premium jeans (528 Broadway, at Spring St.; 212-431-2686).

Banana Republic has unveiled a new “prototype” store, a two-level boutique displaying the brand’s Monogram collection (552–554 Broadway, nr. Prince St.; 212-925-0308).

Lisa Perry ’s bright sixties-style fashion is now sold only at her eponymous new boutique (opens 11/23; 976 Madison Ave., nr. 76th St.; 212-431-7467).

Burberry is opening two stores on November 24. The “Brit” shop will have a warehouse feel, while the “London” one gets a more sophisticated atmosphere (444 Madison Ave., nr. 50th St; no phone yet).

Swedish outdoors brand Fjällräven has opened its first Stateside store, full of rugged parkas, backpacks, and boots (262 Mott St., nr. Prince St.; 212-226-7846).

American Eagle ’s newest is a behemoth: 25,000 square feet, with four lounge areas and a denim library (1551 Broadway, at 46th St.; 212-205-7260).

The Apple Store takeover continues with the company’s fourth NYC location, on the Upper West Side (1981 Broadway, at 67th St.; 212-209-3400).

Puro Chile is a shrine to the food, wines (over 160 bottles and counting), and handicrafts of its namesake country (221 Centre St., at Grand St.; 212-925-7876).

Sculptors–turned–cheese experts Matt Ross and Eric Finkelstein have opened Goods, a grocery and café in Prospect Heights (115 Underhill Ave., nr. Prospect Pl.).

Kate Silver’s Homebody has décor and gifts, including silky blankets by In2Green (449 Seventh Ave., nr. 15th St., Park Slope; 718-369-8980).

The British erotica chain Coco de Mer sells toys, books, and lingerie, plus suggestively patterned velvet wallpaper (opens 12/4; 236 Elizabeth St., nr. Prince St.; 212-966-9069).

Browsers, Rejoice