New stores (December 27, 2012–January 9, 2013)

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  • Malin & Goetz grapefruit face cleanser, $30, at Barber & Supply

  • Redecker bath brush, $18, at Barber & Supply

  • Portland General Store whiskey aftershave, $16, at Barber & Supply

  • By Robert James

  • By Robert James skinny tie, $75

  • By Robert James flannel shirt, $188

  • By Robert James wool vest, $188

  • DeNatale Jewelers

  • Deakin and Francis guitar cufflinks, $310, at DeNatale Jewelers

  • Thistle & Bee blue-topaz ring, $255, at DeNatale Jewelers

  • Sweet and Sour Goodies felt gnome, $28, at Grumpy Bert

  • Hanro of Switzerland silk-and-wool teddy, $275

  • Hanro of Switzerland lace bra, $98; and high-waisted panty, $75

  • Thimble + Thyme vegan-leather iPad case, $36, at Inside Stoop

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Charcoal ID handmade sketchbooks, $15 each or two for $25, at Inside Stoop

  • Joie striped knit sweater, $228

  • Hortense rose-gold chain bracelet, $295, at Joie

  • Kathryn Amberleigh bandage platforms, $315

  • Kathryn Amberleigh snakeskin strappy heels, $315

  • Photograph: Matt Beard

    Lucky Brand floral-stitched leather belt, $70

  • Lucky Brand men’s striped cardigan, $198

  • Lucky Brand women’s wool hat, $50

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Lucky Brand men’s striped henley, $70

  • M.A.C.

  • Photograph: Anna Simonak

    Mr. Throwback

  • Photograph: Jonathan Aprea

    Vintage New York Yankees jacket, $150, at Mr. Throwback

  • Photograph: Jonathan Aprea

    Levi’s acid-wash jean jacket, $65, at Mr. Throwback

  • Photograph: Anna Simonak

    Orvis cotton-and-merino-wool plaid shirt, $99

  • Photograph: Anna Simonak

    Orvis wool button wrap, $129

  • Sarar

  • Sarar plaid-lined elbow-patch shirt, $132

  • Sarar two-tone shoes, $192

  • Sarar plaid jacket with contrasting elbow patches, $491

  • Papafoxtrot mini satellites, $35 each, at Scissor

  • Tiger Blanket Records & Vintage Boutique

  • Photograph: Jonathan Aprea

    Styled by MG studded clutch, $62, at Tiger Blanket Records & Vintage Boutique

  • Photograph: Jonathan Aprea

    Vintage sequin maxidress, $88, at Tiger Blanket Records & Vintage Boutique

  • Photograph: Jonathan Aprea

    Vintage gold-rimmed sunglasses, $12, at Tiger Blanket Records & Vintage Boutique

  • Ugg Australia robe, $125

  • Ugg Australia velvet slippers, $130 each

  • Ugg Australia women’s gloves, $160

  • Uno de 50

  • Uno de 50 leather-and-metal cuff, $165

  • Uno de 50 bracelet, $109

Malin & Goetz grapefruit face cleanser, $30, at Barber & Supply

Albano Salon

Hairstylist Enrique Albano, who has 12 years of experience at salons throughout the city and another 18 in his native Venezuela, has opened his first NYC salon. The venture is truly a family affair, with both of his daughters involved: Valentina helps oversee the business side of things, while Jimena Albano Loaiza works as the house aesthetician. One half of the homey, ten-seat space is reserved for men’s barbershop services, such as haircuts ($20) and shaves ($12). Ladies can stop by for a cut ($25–$45), color ($50–$70), highlights ($60–$135) and argan-oil hair treatments ($20–$30). There are also two private back rooms for waxing ($12–$60). Complete your day of pampering with facials ($40–$85) and eyebrow shapings ($12), and don’t leave without grabbing products used in the salon, such as Davines nourishing hair masks ($29), FarmHouse Fresh shea butter cream ($30) and Argan Queen oil ($8–$35). Mention TONY for partial highlights, a haircut and a blowout for $80 (normally $145); a haircut, a blowout and a facial for $70 (worth $135); or single-process color, a haircut and a blowout for $60 (usually $120) through January 31. (212-967-4726). Mon–Sat 10am–8pm, Sun noon–6pm.

  1. 450 Ninth Ave, (at 35th St)
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Barber & Supply

Restaurateurs Sam Buffa and Taavo Somer first came on the retail scene in 2006 with the opening of their apothecary-cum-haberdashery, Freeman's Sporting Club. The pair added a second location just a few years later, as well as the first F.S.C. Barber in 2008. Now, Buffa has opened this grooming and retail spot in a former Williamsburg garage. The offshoot will maintain the old-school F.S.C. vibe, featuring nine white-oak barber stations appointed with 1960s Belmont-style chairs. Walk-in services consist of haircuts ($40), buzz cuts ($20), straight-razor shaves ($40) and 20-minute Hangover Treatments ($25), which include a facial massage with tea-tree-oil–infused hot towels and a detoxifying mask. You can stock up on bath and body products, including Redecker bath brushes ($18), Uppercut pomade ($22) and Portland General Store whiskey aftershave ($16). The space also boasts a pop-up retail area with new brands rotating in every three months. First up is Malin & Goetz, showcasing its vitamin E shave creams ($8), peppermint body scrubs ($30) and grapefruit face cleansers ($30). (718-522-4959, fscbarber.com). Mon–Fri noon–8pm; Sat, Sun 10am–6pm.

  1. 101 North 8th St, (between Berry St and Wythe Ave)
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By Robert James

  • Price band: 3/4

New York designer Robert James opens a second boutique (the first is on the Lower East Side) for his classic menswear with a rock & roll twist. The loftlike, 1,600-square-foot space features 17-foot-high ceilings, three huge dressing rooms and a lounge area. Dudes should try on house-label soft flannel shirts ($188), wool vests ($188), skinny ties ($75) and dark-canvas pants ($198). Look for Brooklyn store exclusives, including leather varsity jackets ($950) and double-breasted leather vests ($528). Mention TONY to nab a skinny tie for $50 or a flannel shirt for $108 through January 9. (347-529-6392, byrobertjames.com). Mon–Sat noon–8pm, Sun noon–6pm.


  1. 241 Bedford Ave, (at North 3rd St)
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Camper

  • Price band: 3/4

Guys and gals looking for shoes that can stand up to both a city pavement and a rocky hike should visit the fourth NYC location of this functional footwear brand (the others are in Soho, Midtown East and on the Upper East Side). While the shop’s decor isn’t finished, the company has enlisted Japanese design firm Nendo (nendo.jp/en)—which worked with Camper on its Barcelona and Osaka stores—to transform the space by spring 2013. In the meantime, men should check out leather sneakers ($180) and suede lace-ups ($200) featuring rubber soles for inclement weather. Ladies weary of high heels will love leather wedge booties ($230) and leather oxfords ($170) that are comfortable enough to wear both in the office and on your commute home. (212-221-3529, camper.com). Mon–Sat 10am–8pm, Sun 11am–7pm.

  1. 522 Fifth Ave, (between 43rd and 44th Sts )
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DeNatale Jewelers

  • Price band: 3/4

This century-old, family-run boutique has moved just a few blocks to its new home inside the Trinity Building. The Art Deco–inspired interior features marble walls, hanging light fixtures and original gold-painted ceilings. Jewelry for both men ($100–$20,000) and women ($20–$50,000) is displayed atop walnut furniture and surrounded by grandfather clocks, vaulted ceilings and stained-glass windows. In addition to DeNatale’s namesake label, which includes engagement and wedding rings ($1,000–$150,000), you’ll find baubles from popular brands such as Honora and A. Link. Guys should check out Deakin and Francis guitar-shaped cufflinks ($310), Thistle & Bee crocodile-embossed money clips ($275) and Raymond Weil leather-strap watches ($995). Ladies can grab Honora pearl toggle-clasp bracelets ($225), Rembrandt Charms New York State–shaped silver pendants ($23), and Thistle & Bee blue-topaz rings ($255). (212-349-8900, denatale.com). Mon–Fri 8:30am–6pm, Sat 10am–3pm.

  1. 111 Broadway, (at Thames St)
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Grumpy Bert

This kitschy shop stocks handmade gifts, vintage collectibles and local artwork. Previously a vendor at the Dekalb Market, owner Albert Chau fills the space with quirky items such as Sweet and Sour Goodies felt gnomes ($28), Tea for Two matryoshka teapots ($48) and vintage Dinobots Transformers ($45). With a gallery vibe in the front of the store and a cozy couch in the back, Chaun hopes to cultivate a collective of artists with in-store shows, film panels and seminars. Mention TONY to receive a gratis button (worth $2), designed by artists Susie Ghahremani and Emily Martin, with any purchase through February 28. (347-855-4849, grumpybert.com). Tue–Sun 11am–7pm.

  1. 82 Bond St, (between Atlantic Ave and State St)
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Hanro of Switzerland

  • Price band: 3/4

The 875-square-foot flagship of the European loungewear brand's first store is decorated with local artisans' goods, such as modern chandeliers designed by Lindsey Adelman (lindseyadelman.com) and a custom bench from Face Design (facedesign.com). Among the label’s signature sleepwear basics ($98–$285), ladies will find cotton chemises ($145), tulle-and-lace bras ($75), and silk-and-wool teddies ($275) and jumpsuits ($375). Dudes who prioritize comfort over flash will love basic silk-and-cashmere long-sleeved tees ($280) with matching pants ($265). (212-255-0179, hanrousa.com). Mon–Sat 11am–7pm, Sun noon–6pm.


  1. 806 Washington St, (between Gansevoort and Horatio Sts)
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Housing Works Buy the Bag

  • Price band: 1/4

Bargain hunters on the prowl for cheap designer duds should stop by this permanent location for the thrift shop’s popular Buy the Bag sale. Shell out $25 for a large paper bag, which you can fill with as much merch as you can squeeze into it. Expect rows of caged-metal containers stuffed with gently used goods—some of which require a bit of TLC—in the middle of the floor and house rules (no individual sales, no horseplay) printed on the walls. We spotted a Max Mara cotton paisley-print dress, a Theory accordion-pleated skirt and an Armani Exchange bodycon pencil skirt that needed a bit of mending. As always, 100 percent of the proceeds help those affected by HIV/AIDS. (718-840-2923, housingworks.org). Wed–Sat noon–6pm, Sun noon–5pm.

  1. 159 28th St, (at Fourth Ave)
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The Inside Stoop

Find chic, made-in-Brooklyn wares at this biweekly shop from artists and friends Hannelore McElheny and Danielle Elizabeth Malin. In the clean, exposed-brick space, look for treasures such as Thimble + Thyme vegan-leather iPad cases ($23–$36) and Charcoal ID silk tunics ($120). To spruce up your pad, pick up White Light Ceramics handmade bowls ($80) and Lauren Demith Chung fashion illustrations ($180). (facebook.com/insidestoop). Every other Sun 11am–6pm, starting Sun 30.

  1. 577 Vanderbilt Ave, (between Dean and Pacific Sts)
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Joie

  • Price band: 3/4

Joining an Upper East Side location, the second NYC store from this California brand boasts casual-cool womenswear ($28–$1,050) and accessories ($85–$425) from the eponymous line, plus baubles ($105–$575) from feminine jewelry brands such as Hortense and Dream Collective. The minimalist, loftlike space features high ceilings, custom upholstery and stacked Lucite trunks. Find all of the company’s collections, including shoes ($85–$425), handbags ($185–$355) and the newly launched Folle de Joie fragrance ($98). Pair printed silk pants ($248) with multicolored striped sweaters ($228), then accessorize with Hortense rose-gold chain bracelets ($295) or Dream Collective boho cuffs ($195). For more festive occasions, grab scallop-neck beaded tops ($478). (646-284-9081, joie.com). Mon–Wed, Fri, Sat 11am–7pm; Thu 11am–8pm; Sun noon–6pm.

  1. 114 Wooster St, (between Prince and Spring Sts)
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Kathryn Amberleigh

  • Price band: 3/4

Local footwear designer Kathryn Kim opened her first shop in Nolita in 2009 and is expanding with another downtown store. This larger space—which maintains its original 1890s wood beams and columns—has even more handmade, brightly colored and architecturally inspired shoes ($200–$700). Grab leather snakeskin platforms ($315) or strappy heels ($315) for a night on the town, and suede sequined sandals ($255) or slouchy leather ankle booties ($355) for a daytime affair. (212-729-0488, kathrynamberleigh.com). Mon–Sat 11am–8pm, Sun noon–7pm.

  1. 13 Gansevoort St, (between Hudson and W 4th Sts)
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Lucky Brand

The bohemian California company opens its sixth NYC spot in the Shops at Columbus Circle, selling apparel ($30–$399) and accessories ($20–$299) for both sexes. Classic denim ($80–$349) sits on floor-to-ceiling shelves, creating a designated “denim bar” for jeans of every style. Trendier items include dip-dyed cashmere cardigans ($228), lace peasant tops ($99) and velvet beaded jackets ($399). Snag shoes and accessories such as riding boots ($209), floral-stitched leather belts ($70) and two-tone beaded cuffs ($35). Guys should head to the back of the space to find colorful thermals ($50–$70), shearling-lined jackets ($159), leather card cases ($35) and printed scarves ($70). (212-247-5017, luckybrand.com). Mon–Sat 10am–9pm, Sun 11am–7pm.

  1. 10 Columbus Circle, (at 59th St)
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M.A.C.

Makeup mavens have another place to shop for the professional beauty brand’s vibrant goods, at this sleek, 2,500-square-foot space, outfitted with black tile floors and metallic-gray walls. Treat yourself to products from the Apres Chic collection, such as shimmering eye shadows ($21), tinted lip balms ($20) and powder blushes ($24). Those with dry skin should stock up on skin-softening face lotions ($31) and lightweight skin creams ($40). Don’t miss the decadent Lash Bar, where you can try on display eyelashes attached to wands and purchase the set ($16) that best fits your face. (646-521-1934, maccosmetics.com). Mon–Thu 10am–9pm; Fri, Sat 9am–9pm; Sun 9am–8pm.


  1. 689 Fifth Ave, (between 54th and 55th Sts)
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Mr. Throwback

  • Critics choice

Those who grew up watching Saved by the Bell and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air will find a cure for their ’90s nostalgia at this East Village shop, specializing in men’s and women’s vintage clothing, footwear and assorted tchotchkes. Owner Michael Spitz has a background selling at flea markets around the city, and was inspired by childhood basketball cards, Ninja Turtles and Michael Jordan memorabilia for his first store. Sort through racks of colorful vintage gear to find treasures such as men’s starter jackets ($50–$200), Levi’s acid-wash jean jackets ($65), Gucci basic pumps ($180) and unisex Pendleton flannels ($50–$60). Nab vintage tees (two for $30) while viewing clips of old movies on a small monitor positioned at the front of the store. There, you’ll also find ’80s action figures ($8–$20) and a deck of Yo! MTV Raps collector cards ($3). Stop by on the first Thursday of every month for “Throwback Thursdays” and get 10 percent off everything in the store. (646-490-8542, mrthrowback.com). Daily 11am–8pm. 

  1. 428 E 9th St, (between First Ave and Ave A)
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Orvis

  • Price band: 3/4

City folks can get ready for weekend nature trips at the second midtown location of this fishing, hunting and outerwear store. The rustic aesthetic pays homage to the company’s Vermont roots, where it started as a mail-order service in 1856. Despite being 7,500 square feet, the bi-level spot still manages to feel cozy, thanks to wood shelving, American flag-print decor and photos of the great outdoors. Shop for top-notch outerwear from Barbour, including men’s water-repellent sweaters ($399) and women’s jackets with removable faux-fur collars ($379). Keep warm with layering basics such as ladies’ house-brand cashmere turtlenecks ($149), plaid button-up shirts ($139–$149) and men’s corduroy pants ($69). For fishing trips, invest in weatherproof duffles ($259). (212-867-0212, orvis.com). Mon–Wed, Fri 9am–6pm; Thu 9am–7pm; Sat 10am–6pm; Sun noon–5pm.

  1. 489 Fifth Ave, (at 42nd St)
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Sarar

  • Price band: 3/4

After opening its first NYC store in Midtown East in 2008, this Turkish apparel and accessories brand expands to a second location, dedicated to its menswear collection. The streamlined shop, adorned with polished-wood and stainless-steel accents, carries its own line of suits ($591–$1,591) dress shoes ($195–$295), leather belts ($72) and Italian silk ties ($72–$152). Check out modern menswear from the Interview line, such as pure wool overcoats ($591) and water-resistant extra-slim-fit suits ($691). The distinguished gentleman will want to try the higher-end Sartoria collection, featuring two-tone jacket-and-pants sets ($991) and handmade jackets ($791). To ensure a perfect fit, this location has in-house custom alteration services ($15–$80). (212-425-2525, sarar.com). Mon–Fri 9am–7pm, Sat 10am–7pm, Sun noon–6pm.

  1. 50 Broad St, (between Beaver St and Exchange Pl)
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Scissor

  • Price band: 3/4

Creative director Eric Zim was inspired by the birth of his first son to open his debut retail store, a playful shop dedicated to dads and their children. The pint-size space is filled with things that parents and kids can enjoy together, as well as home goods and trinkets for the young at heart. Inside, a Heimplanet inflatable tent ($735) hangs from the ceiling, and a Tomos moped ($2,900), customized by Brooklyn bike shop Second Stroke, rests atop a shelf. Decidedly adult finds include Sweet Bella wooden bird callers ($40–$50), Papafoxtrot mini satellites ($35) and a Unit Portables laptop bag ($100). The back of the shop also boasts a small gallery space with a rotating display of work, currently photographs ($1,200 each) by German shutterbug Wolfgang Wesener. (347-662-3600). Wed–Sat 1–8pm.

  1. 80 Varick St, (between Grand and Watts Sts)
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Tiger Blanket Records & Vintage Boutique

  • Critics choice

As the leading lady in up-and-coming bands Velta and the Stone Lonesome, Emmy Wildwood brings her glam-rock style to her first NYC vintage shop. Operating as both a boutique and a record label, the cozy space is accented with worn leather, cool flannel, flashy gems and a keyboard in the back. The store boasts stageworthy items that fit Wildwood’s bold aesthetic, such as men’s and women’s vintage concert tees ($68–$98), a ’60s motorcycle jacket ($198), a Niteline silk-and-sequined gown ($88) and local designer Katherine Lincoln’s metal jewelry ($125–$285). Mention TONY to receive 30 percent off any purchase through January 27. (520-977-6913, tigerblanketrecords.com). Tue–Sun 1–8pm.


  1. 423 Graham Ave, (between Frost and Withers Sts)
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Ugg Australia

  • Price band: 3/4

Best known for its popular—and sartorially controversial—sheepskin boots, Ugg has opened its fifth NYC store, expanding its offerings to include apparel for men ($80–$1,395) and women ($125–$2,995) alongside small accessories ($30–$895). The decor features zebra-print wood and frosted-glass cases holding knit drawstring purses ($225), chic earmuffs ($85) and men’s velvet slippers ($130). Guys will be pleased to find knit hoodies ($95), leather lace-up boots ($260) and suede chukkas ($190). Ladies should try on wool-and-shearling jackets ($525), high-heeled booties ($250) and buckled equestrian boots ($225). (212-863-9209, uggaustrailia.com). Mon–Sat 9am–8pm, Sun 10am–7pm.

  1. 405 W 14th St, (at Ninth Ave)
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Uno de 50

  • Price band: 3/4

Peruse Madrid-crafted artisanal accessories at this jewelry brand’s first New York location. The company started in 1990 by creating only 50 copies of each design (hence the name) to ensure customers had unique, limited-edition pieces. After expanding across Spain, it stopped producing small quantities, but the items are just as charming. The 800-square-foot space displays gems both behind glass cases and inside individual cubbies on a wood wall. At the center of the store, slim bust forms model long necklaces ($239), while square-shaped rings ($109–$125) rest atop wood tables. Ladies can adorn themselves with metal beaded necklaces ($239), leather-and-metal cuffs resembling spinal bones ($165) and resin layered bracelets ($145). We’re fans of the selection for dudes, including skull-shaped cufflinks ($69) and silver-plated rings ($89). (646-490-5070, unode50.com). Mon–Sat 10am–8pm, Sun 11am–7pm.

  1. 135 Prince St, (between West Broadway and Wooster St)
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