New stores (March 28–April 3, 2013)

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  • Alexander West pop-up

  • Alexander West checkered linen dress shirt, $245

  • Corrente pop-up

  • Corrente chain-strap bag, $98

  • Corrente satchel, $425

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Diane von Furstenberg zipper-back dress, $225, Eleven Consignment Boutique

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Rebecca Minkoff chain-strap bag, $250, at Eleven Consignment Boutique

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Sergio Rossi suede pumps, $225, at Eleven Consignment Boutique

  • G-Star Raw Tailored Atelier

  • Photograph: Noffar Gat

    Halston Heritage silk draped-back gown, $645

  • Photograph: Melissa Sinclair

    Icon Style

  • 1930s necklace, $230, at Icon Style

  • Yves Saint Laurent heart-shaped earrings, $250, at Icon Style

  • Patagonia men’s striped polo, $59

  • Patagonia women’s jacket, $129

  • Patagonia men’s striped board shorts, $59

  • Puma

  • Puma polka-dot ballerina flats, $90

Alexander West pop-up

Alexander West pop-up

  • Price band: 3/4

Bespoke-shirt designer Alexander West and barbershop Truman’s Gentlemen’s Groomers teamed up for a head-to-toe grooming experience, allowing you to get select services at special prices when you purchase a tailored shirt. Indulge in a combo treatment, such as a haircut, shave, manicure and shoe-shine package ($195), a 90-minute body massage ($205) or an algae-mask pedicure and haircut ($195). Each price includes a custom shirt (typically $145–$245) fitted to your liking. At the back of the salon, choose from more than 2,000 fabrics that can be altered to match your preferences, down to the very last cuff, collar and button. Your garment will be ready to wear in about four weeks.

  1. 121 Madison Ave, 121 Madison Ave, (between 30th and 31st Sts), 10016
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Corrente pop-up

  • Price band: 3/4

After closing her Lower East Side shop last year, local handbag designer Corie Humble opens this temporary kiosk inside Grand Central Terminal. You’ll find a variety of made-in-NYC handbags ($245–$425) and leather accessories ($35–$145) on shelves covered with graphic-print wallpaper. Indulge in Italian-leather satchels ($375), embossed calfskin bags ($425) and cross-body totes ($425). For those on a tighter budget, check out nylon-lined leather clutches ($98) and made in brooklyn–emblazoned pouches ($65)—perfect for holding makeup, credit cards and cash. Mention TONY to receive 10 percent off any item through May 31.

  1. 15 Vanderbilt Ave, (at Lexington Ave), 10017
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Eleven Consignment Boutique

  • Price band: 3/4

This East Village haven for thrifty fashionistas is bringing its discounted designer duds to Brooklyn. Like the Manhattan shop, the Park Slope location carries a diverse selection of gently used designer threads, shoes and accessories for both sexes, priced from $25 to $15,000. Owner Lizbeth Murphy and her husband, Ben Malik, have been in the luxury consignment business for a collective 18 years, and they work with an impressive 400 consigners. Ladies can scoop up a BCBG neon maxidress ($125), a Prada metallic pleated skirt ($95) and a Rebecca Minkoff chain-strap carryall ($250). Men can nab a sleek Marc Jacobs blazer ($150), John Varvatos jackets ($200) and funky Dior oxford shirts ($55). Social-media addicts can scope the boutique’s constantly updated Instagram feed (@elevencboutique) for pictures of the latest merchandise, allowing you to snatch up your favorites before they even hit the sales floor.

  1. 70 Fifth Ave, (between Bergen St and St. Marks Pl), 11217
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G-Star Raw Tailored Atelier

  • Price band: 2/4

This cool-but-casual Dutch brand specializes in denim, but also makes fine shirts, jackets, and accessories for both men and women Check out the customization station just for guys. Slim and straight-cut jeans ($360) aren’t cheap, but dudes will love all of the options available: Change the length or add as many buttons, grommets and leather back patches as you please. The adjustments are hand-sewn by an in-house tailor and your custom denim will be ready in two weeks.

  1. 873 Broadway, (between 18th and 19th Sts)
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Halston Heritage

  • Price band: 3/4

In 2009, legendary disco-era brand Halston rolled out its diffusion line, which went on to sell in high-end retailers such as Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue. This 4,400-square-foot flagship is the first Halston Heritage store, combining old-school elegance with a fresh edge. The mood is set with dark-wood floors, ballet bars turned into clothing racks, amber-bronze light fixtures and Bauhaus-style love seats. The collection of chic women’s evening dresses ($395–$1,295), sportswear ($225–$595), shoes ($295–$595) and leather handbags ($295–$995) fuses silhouettes from the original Halston line (circa 1960–1980) with modern details. Pay homage to the past with silk draped-back gowns ($645), spotted V-neck jumpsuits ($525), embossed-python satchels ($695) and mod leather totes ($895).

  1. 1122 Madison Ave, (at 83rd St), 10028
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Icon Style

  • Price band: 3/4

Vintage veteran Lara Kornbluh transformed a former pharmacy into a charming shop filled with antique estate jewelry ($35–$18,000), accessories ($35–$2,500) and furniture ($325–$2,500) from bygone eras. Wooden cases ($2,500 each) that originally held apothecary goods now house statement gems, including 1980s Yves Saint Laurent heart-shaped clip-on earrings ($250), a 1930s glass-and-brass filigree necklace ($295) and a 1950s Egyptian-inspired pearl bib necklace ($295). You can also pick up small accessories, such as a 1950s Whiting and Davis mesh evening purse ($165); clothing, including a 1980s Valentino striped silk blouse ($325); and a smattering of home decor items, such as a 1914 Parisian art print ($195).

  1. 104 W 70th St, (between Broadway and Columbus Ave), 10023
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Patagonia

  • Price band: 2/4

Store owner Douglas Grater is bringing sporty threads to his pair of Something Else Brooklyn boutiques with a curated selection of Patagonia men’s and women’s clothing ($59–$529) and accessories ($18–$75). Don’t expect to find fishing jackets and sporting equipment: “Our customers are a lot more likely to ride the subway than a ski lift,” explains Grater. Inside the permanent shop-in-shops, pick up baseball caps ($25–$30) that look just as cool at Sunday brunch as they would on the slopes, and printed board shorts ($45–$120) that are perfect for rooftop pool lounging. Add on vibrant fleeces ($99–$189) and messenger bags ($45–$130) for fashionably casual style.

  1. 208 Fifth Ave, (at Union St), 11215
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Paul Labrecque Salon & Spa

  • Price band: 3/4

Chelsea Piers has added a dose of relaxation to its massive sports and entertainment complex. Located in the Sports Center Health Club, this retreat marks the fourth location for Paul Labrecque (others are on the Upper East Side, Upper West Side and Midtown East). The spa is tucked away behind closed doors with a woven-vinyl floor that insulates noise from the nearby gym, while the separate five-chair salon area features stellar views of the Statue of Liberty. Services at the latter include cuts ($75–$500, depending on stylist), color ($85–$500) and deep-conditioning treatments ($35–$95). Blow-dry fans will love the Paul Labrecque Blow Dry Club (only available at this location), which includes a single blowout ($50) or cost-saving bundles of ten ($450) and 20 ($800). Manicures ($35–$50) and pedicures ($65–$85) are provided at two stations facing a panoramic view of the river, while one seat is reserved behind frosted glass for makeup applications, including touch-ups ($25–$125), lessons ($125) and eyelash extensions ($150–$350). For even more pampering, head to the eight-room spa, complete with a barbershop (offering hot shaves, $55; and scalp massages, $55–$125), couple’s room and wet area for serious scrubdowns. Labrecque pulls out all the stops with luxe facials ($135–$275) and body treatments ($95–$195), as well as massages ($80–$285), including Thai rubdowns (60mins, $140) that incorporate yoga stretches. Bring a piece of your indulgent experience home with Biologique sk

  1. Pier 60, W 20th St, (at Hudson River Park), 10011
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Puma

  • Price band: 2/4

The sportswear brand has reopened its Soho location (the others are in Union Square and the Meatpacking District) with a new twist that brings the outside in. The 5,220-square-foot space has become a replica of NYC’s streets featuring crumbled-brick walls, wrought-iron railings and flashing neon lights. Shop workout gear ($20–$150) and then head to the subway-themed fitting rooms, equipped with mosaic-tile walls depicting transit stops and manhole-cover-imprinted flooring. Both sexes can score technologically engineered sneakers, such as the BioWeb Elite ($100), a lightweight fit that supports your feet during intense workouts, and the Faas 500 v2 ($100), a breathable design comprised of mesh, foam and rubber. Outerwear is also available, ranging from a reversible men’s chambray jacket ($80) to a ventilated reflective running jacket ($60) for women.

  1. 521 Broadway, (at Spring St), 10012
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