With over 12,000 square feet of floor space, the ideally located store at Fifth Avenue stocks the kind of vintage-wear few can track down singly. Apparel from the Victorian era occupies hanging space beside key pieces that have defined era’s of twentieth century fashion – notably the 1960’s and 1980’s.
Cheap Jack’s has one of the largest collections of high-end vintage clothing in New York City, and one can expect to find key pieces from high profile design houses such as Prada. Most apparel is categorized by era, however the “Timeless” section is well worth a visit if you seek fashions pre-dating …continue reading
Purporting to have the best vintage shoe collection in New York City, Metropolis Apparel on 3rd Avenue is a favorite stop-off for vintage-loving celebs seeking something that little bit different. Brands aren’t really at the forefront of Apparel’s appeal, rather particular looks that have remained on-trend since they began in the 70’s and 80’s. The preppy and indie looks are notably popular, and customers come seeking vintage boyfriend shirts, plaid dresses and Doc-Martin style boots. Biker gear is also favored by those in love with the edgy mod and punk styles befitting of the 70’s. Justin Boots and original rock tees …continue reading
Situated within the landmark Galleria Building at East 57th, the Gerard Bollei Salon has enjoyed over 45 years of unrivalled longevity and popularity. Time Out New York labelled Bollei as one of the five top historical salons in New York, while other equally prestigious publications consistently sing the praises of this flagship salon. The Salon treatment list reads like a restaurant menu, with a plethora of hair treatments on offer. These include chemical repair, colouring and bespoke treatments, to hair scuplture and bridal services. The 4th floor Bollei Spa offers a tranquil space for the enjoyment of massage and holistic therapies, …continue reading
Specializing in “new and recycled fashion”, Buffalo Exchange offer a very different thrift-store experience to the usual vintage outlet. Customers can buy, sell and trade all manner of fashionable clothing and accessories, at one of the most prolific “swap-shop” stores of it’s kind in America. Most items are the cast-offs of well-to-do fashionistas who discard their finds with the seasonal changes of fashion, however you may come across the odd piece from the like of Marc Jacobs, Diesel and DKNY. Generally, prices start from as low as $15 for t-shirts and high street attire and accessories. Keep your eyes peeled …continue reading
With a bustling salon located upon lucrative 5th Avenue; the downtown Soho space is an equally chic, yet quieter alternative to the central salon. Artfully decorated with modern chocolates and crisp off-whites, there is more than a hint of Asian influence within the interior furnishing. Comfortable leather couches and high bar chairs offer comfortable seating, while dedicated personnel cater to every whim. Fekkai’s mission is to give customers “a library of styles they can walk away with” and his personally appointed salon director’s maintain this mission with every client. Prepare to endure a luxury hair care experience which begins as soon …continue reading