SWORDS-SMITH is a multi-brand boutique in Williamsburg, Brooklyn that exclusively sells menswear and womenswear by over 80 independent designers. If you’re in search for clothing that is one-of-a-kind, yet sophisticated rather than vintage, the highly-curated selection at SWORDS-SMITH will not disappoint you the most avid spender.
Maryam Nassir Zadeh
Maryam Nassir Zadeh, located in the Lower East Side, is undoubtedly one of New York City’s best indie boutiques. The woman behind the eponymous store and label is a native New Yorker, designer, and stylist whose pieces are heavily influenced by the avant-garde fashion of 1970s Iran. Maryam Nassir Zadeh’s brand is known for its classic bohemian flare, colours, and sophisticated minimalism.
No. 6 Store
If you want to be the best-dressed in the city, spice up your wardrobe with some outfits from No. 6, a boutique owned by designer Karin Bereson. Appropriately located in Little Italy, No. 6 carries European brands as well as a curated selection of high-quality vintage clothing. Famous for its signature handmade Shearling and leather clogs and clogboots, No.6 attracts many celebrities, models, stylists, and fashion-forward customers.
Shishi, owned by Yael Levertov, is a chic, contemporary boutique in the Upper West Side. From formalwear, casual dresses, sweater dresses and jumpsuits to accessories, handbags, and shoes, Shishi is sure to have everything you need to complete your outfit. Despite occupying such a little space, this stylish boutique is a popular favorite among local New Yorkers. With an exceptionally fast turnover, you’ll definitely find something different and exciting every time you visit.
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The Apartment by The Line
For the ultimate boutique experience, head to The Apartment by The Line. The Apartment by The Line is not only a high-end fashion boutique, but also a seller of home décor, beauty products and gifts. It’s a place for the serious shopper or the passionate fashionista: The Apartment by The Line also offers various services such as appointment shopping, personal styling, and interior design consultation. Featured season to season is refined collection that highlights established and emerging designers from New York and Los Angeles.
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