Modern-day bohemians will want to visit NYC designer Swati Argade’s first boutique, carrying ethical fashions by herself and other local talents such as Susan Woo and Love is Mighty. The nature-inspired space has neutral walls, stained-wood and metal accents and vintage industrial lighting. Racks display Swati Argade classic trench coats ($1,000–$2,000) and flirty dresses ($360), Susan Woo organic wool-and-angora sweaters ($350) and Love is Mighty heels ($245) made from recycled candy wrappers.
158 Fifth Ave
|Cross street:||between DeGraw and Douglass Sts|
|Opening hours:||Tue–Sun noon–8pm|
|Transport:||Subway: R to Union St|