New York City is one of the best shopping cities on the planet, just ask the sophisticated ladies and gents that you’ll find on every corner. While the city is rightfully famous for its luxurious department stores and high-end boutiques, it is equally known for its unique and independent shops. These shops carry everything from bespoke furniture, clothing by indie designers to curated items from around the globe. Here is our list to the best specialty shops in the city.
Bright and airy shop filled with timeless pieces for women and men from up-and-coming designers for creative types. It's minimalist shop includes a collaborative concept space that supports bi-monthly happenings to engage artists, designers and independent designers.
Luxurious fragrance lab in SoHo, founded by Fabrice Penot and Edouard Roschi who wanted to revolutionize the world of fragrances by creating unique scents that cater to the individual. Each creation is bottled in apothecary-inspired packing, labeled with your name, making every experience unique and personal.
Curated shop filled with an eclectic assortment of things that is dedicated to any and every home-related product. Inside, you’ll find everything from textiles to ceramics, alongside a carefully curated selection of home goods from around the world.
Little shop in the East Village that showcases a beautifully curated collection of unique gifts, home goods and personal accessories. Most pieces are made or designed by emerging artists from New York City, Japan and Scandinavia.
Lifestyle shop in Nolita opened by Fiona Thomas and Allison Sires. In addition to their own fashion line, the duo has a curated selection of gifts and accessories from their travels.
Menswear shop on the Lower East Side focusing on emerging talent and leading international designers. Each piece is carefully curated by co-owners Elizabeth Beer and Brian Janusiak. Selected design objects, accessories and books are also available.
Timeless and multi-category lifestyle label featuring gorgeous handcrafted accessories, jewelry, fine leather goods and watches. Inside it's shop, you’ll also find a full service tea bar with over 20 flavors of tea and four typles of Kombucha in partnership with Tea Chai Té of Portland.
Shop known as purveyor of "goods for the study" is filled with beautiful stationary and office supplies aimed giving work spaces a more distinct character.