New stores (May 23–29, 2013)

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  • Iosselliani bib chain necklace, $590, at Anthem Wares pop-up

  • Lady Grey trapeze ring, $230, at Anthem Wares pop-up

  • Maria Francesca Pepe rose-gold open cuff, $150, at Anthem Wares pop-up

  • Bonobos chinos, $88

  • Bonobos striped oxford shirt, $78

  • Bonobos slim-cut pants, $98

  • Cutler and Gross camo-print glasses, $500

  • Cutler and Gross round-frame sunglasses, $540

  • Dolce & Gabbana striped raffia sandals, $995

  • Dolce & Gabbana calfskin bag, $1,795

  • Kate Spade New York peplum dress, $478

  • Kate Spade New York statement necklace, $328

  • Kate Spade New York gingham miniskirt, $178

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    Mahps Vintage

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    Floral-print romper, $36, at Mahps Vintage

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    BD Baggies striped oxford shirt, $28, at Mahps Vintage

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    Striped maxidress, $38, at Mahps Vintage

  • N4 Med Spa + Salon

  • Patrick Melville Pipino

  • ’40s Turkish artisan brass cuff, $278, at Pin Up Queens

  • Malcolm Starr ’60s tiered dress, $378, at Pin Up Queens

  • Photograph: Jerritt Clark

    Ursula Stephen The Salon

  • Photograph: Oliver Vignola

    VC Signature spotted leather shoulder bag, $495

  • VC Signature woven heels, $250

Iosselliani bib chain necklace, $590, at Anthem Wares pop-up

Anthem Wares pop-up

Design strategist Elizabeth Sayner founded this e-commerce site in 2012 and now brings a curated collection of men’s and women’s jewelry ($42–$740) and accessories ($22–$980) from artisans across the globe to its first temporary store. The small redbricked boutique is packed with eye-popping trinkets and hard-to-find leather goods ($68–$980) from indie brands such as Haerfest, Chromat, Joomi Lim and Nikolai Rose. Top picks for ladies include Emmo Kuo snakeskin pouches ($195), Fleet Ilya leather cutout cuffs ($160) and Lady Grey silver ear cuffs ($185). Guys should look for Adler fedora-style baseball caps ($205), Etudes photo-print tees ($88) and Steve Mono striped canvas folios ($240). 175 Mott St at Broome St (anthemwares.com). Tue–Sun 11am–7pm. Through Aug 31.

  1. 175 Mott St, (at Broome St)
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Bonobos Guideshop

This popular menswear e-tailer expands with its second NYC showroom (the first is in the Flatiron District). Unlike a typical commercial storefront, the small space functions as a private fitting room. Guys can make a free appointment online to meet with one of the in-house stylists (although walk-ins are accepted) and try on the brand’s full line of sophisticated clothing ($25–$920), shoes ($65–$700) and accessories ($25–$495). Pair Sebago colorblock boat shoes ($100) with Bonobos soft-wash button-ups ($78) and signature cotton chinos ($88), available in more than 20 colors. After you’ve made your selections, place your order (with free shipping) and your threads will arrive at your door in just one to two days. 35 Crosby St between Broome and Grand Sts (877-294-7737, bonobos.com/guideshop).  Mon–Wed, Sat 10am–7pm; Thu, Fri 10am–8pm; Sun 11am–7pm.

  1. 35 Crosby St, (between Broome and Grand Sts)
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Cutler and Gross New York

  • Price band: 3/4

Although this is its first local store, British eyewear brand Cutler and Gross is no stranger to New York fashion: The company has collaborated with designers such as Erdem, Alberta Ferretti and Maison Martin Margiela on specs for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The minimalist space functions as both a retail store and a showroom, selling handcrafted unisex models ($455–$930) and rare vintage frames ($455–$970). Each pair—including tortoiseshell glasses ($575), masculine camo-print styles ($500), flat-top round looks ($540) and acetate frames with vintage pins ($500)—is designed in London and made in Italy. Sunglasses ($500–$1,000) cost a pretty penny, but you’ll stand out in a crowd donning pearl acetate cat-eyes ($540) and 1970s-inspired sunnies ($550). For something really unique, ask about bespoke designs ($950–$7,000), which take three to four months to complete. 110 Mercer St between Prince and Spring Sts (212-431-4440, cutlerandgross.com). Mon–Sat 11am–7pm, Sun noon–5pm.

  1. 110 Mercer St, (between Prince and Spring Sts)
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Dolce & Gabbana

  • Price band: 4/4

The famed Italian luxury brand opens its second stand-alone store in NYC (the other is on the Upper East Side), featuring three floors of menswear ($175–$3,775), womenswear ($275–$5,745) and accessories ($195–$2,245). The 16,889-square-foot space features a striking crystal chandelier, red-velvet benches and white-marble walls. The elaborate clothes have been worn by A-listers such as Katy Perry, Channing Tatum and Helen Mirren, and if we had celeb budgets, we’d go for silk-organza dresses ($3,095), men’s striped shorts ($625), leather-trimmed suitcases ($2,545) and tasseled statement necklaces ($1,425). For now, we’re happy spritzing wallet-friendly summer fragrance Light Blue ($25–$89), available for both men and women. 715 Fifth Ave at 56th St (212-897-9653, dolcegabbana.com). Mon­–Sat 10am–8pm, Sun 11am–7pm.

  1. 715 Fifth Ave, (at 56th St)
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Kate Spade New York

  • Price band: 3/4

The beloved NYC women’s apparel and accessories brand opens a third outpost, located inside a three-story prewar townhouse. Joining the Soho and Flatiron District stores, the nearly 7,900-square-foot shop houses the entire collection of whimsical handbags ($98–$598), clothing ($58–$698), accessories ($19–$498) and home goods ($30–$249). The decor suits both the label’s modern aesthetic and the elegance of the boutique’s zip code (emblazoned on tote bags, $698) with mod gold-and-oak furniture, oversize Sputnik-themed chandeliers, mirror-tiled stairs and a bow-inspired facade. Standouts include patterned party frocks ($268–$448), floral linen tanks ($248), leather flats ($198–$328) and bangle watches ($250–$295). 789 Madison Ave between 66th and 67th Sts (212-988-0259, katespade.com). Mon–Sat 10am–7pm, Sun 11am–6pm.

  1. 789 Madison Ave, (between 66th and 67th Sts)
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Mahps Vintage

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising grad Brittany Pham began her career as a clothing designer for her line Fremont, based in California. After accruing a vast collection of vintage pieces as inspiration, she decided to sell some styles at the monthly Pasadena Rose Bowl flea market. Eight years and countless bazaars later—including a permanent spot at the Brooklyn Flea—she’s unveiling this storefront devoted to her unique finds from the 1950s through ’90s. Each item of women’s ($18–$120) and men’s ($18–$120) garb is carefully selected to fit into Pham’s breezy West Coast aesthetic. Although there’s only one of each item, we recently spotted a flirty daisy-print jumper ($36), high-waist denim cutoffs ($32) and a Betsey Johnson floral maxidress ($42). The men’s selection is smaller but still strong, featuring a BD Baggies multicolor oxford shirt ($28) and ’90s-era Polo Ralph Lauren tees ($32). Scan the whitewashed-wood display tables for one-of-a-kind accessories ($8–$60), such as Indian wooden bangles ($12–$22 each) and midcentury silk scarves ($8). 110A Nassau Ave between Eckford and Leonard Sts, Greenpoint, Brooklyn (347-721-3655, mahps.com). Mon–Sat noon–8:30pm, Sun noon–7:30pm.

  1. 110A Nassau Ave, (between Eckford and Leonard Sts)
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N4 Med Spa + Salon

  • Price band: 3/4

Spa director George Aglialoro, M.D. opens this beauty and wellness center. The space is divided into four hair stations for cuts (men $60, women $75) and color ($95–$225), a manicure bar ($20–$50) and two pedicure chairs ($30–$60) at the front of the space, while the medical procedures and private treatments occur behind closed doors in a pair of candlelit rooms. Treat yourself to facials (60mins $160), eyelash tinting ($40), Botox injections ($150–$300), seaweed body wraps (90mins $175) and sunless spray tans ($30–$60). For cleaner pores and a more even skin tone, try the hour-long hydrafacial ($160) or relax in an exfoliating, cellulite-fighting body wrap (80mins $154). Before you head out, pick up Aveda Men pomades ($22), Voya organic antiaging face balms ($76) and the same SpaRitual organic polish ($10) that’s used in the nail-care services. Mention TONY for 10 percent off any treatment through August 23. 47 North 4th St at Kent Ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-246-4772, n4medspa.com). Tue 10am–6pm, Wed–Fri 10am–9pm, Sat 9am–8pm, Sun 10am–7pm.

  1. 47 North 4th St, (at Kent Ave)
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Patrick Melville Pipino

  • Price band: 3/4

Celebrity hairstylists Patrick Melville and Rick Wellman partnered with veteran stylist Ric Pipino to transform his four-year-old Nolita salon (formerly Pipino) into a go-to spot for expert cuts for women ($110–$200, with Pipino or Melville $296) and men ($80–$100, with Pipino $176, with Melville $196) and organic highlights ($150–$275, with Wellman $356). For a more budget-friendly option, get a gloss/toner treatment ($80) or hairstyling using a hot-roller set or curling iron ($68–$100). Whether you get a deep-conditioning mask ($50) or a frizz-fighting keratin service ($500), you’ll feel pampered in the intimate space—reminiscent of a boutique art gallery—with featured work from mixed-media artist Magdalena Marcenaro (magdalenamarcenaro.com), a graphic black-and-white chevron floor, elaborately carved floor-to-ceiling mirrors and a plush tufted-leather seating area. Mention TONY for 10 percent off all services through June 19. 3 Centre Market Pl between Broome and Grand Sts (212-775-7223, melvillepipino.com). Mon–Fri 10am–7pm, Sat 10am–5pm.

  1. 3 Centre Market Pl, (between Broome and Grand Sts)
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Pin Up Queens

Jessica Fechner, owner of private vintage showroom Lâché et Occupé (lacheetoccupe.com), and Artists & Fleas vet Giana Stanigar of the Greedy Seagull (etsy.com/shop/thegreedyseagull) have opened this boutique together, stocking unique women’s clothing from the Victorian era through the 1980s. The shop features wall-to-wall pinup-girl artwork, a velvet couch and a large skylight flooding the space with a natural glow. Even the register is a repurposed Prohibition-era bar. Browse through dresses ($45–$200), separates ($25–$60) and accessories ($15–$60), then head to the changing room, created from a converted 1920s photography backdrop, to try on romantic frocks such as a 1960s Harry Keiser floral cocktail number ($178) and a 1950s cotton-and-lace day dress ($78). Round out your look with 1940s Turkish brass bracelets ($278 each) and a 1920s emerald glass necklace ($128). Take advantage of the on-site alterations ($20–$100), or get gratis style advice from a personal shopper, available by appointment. 22-03 Astoria Blvd at 22nd St, Astoria, Queens (347-746-8711, pinupqueensnyc.com). Mon–Wed by appointment only; Thu–Sun noon–8pm.

  1. 22-03 Astoria Blvd, (at 22nd St)
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Ursula Stephen The Salon

Hairstylist Ursula Stephen gained popularity for her handiwork on Rihanna’s tresses, cutting the songstress’s long locks into her edgy bob. Stephen’s work has also appeared on the covers of Elle, Vogue and Glamour magazines, allowing her to command high prices for her chops ($750–$900). This 644-square-foot space is the Brooklynite’s first salon, where stylists trained by Stephen herself offer cuts (trim $35–$65, full cut $80–$155, men $60), color ($100), relaxers ($25–$150), hair extensions ($30–$80) and curly styling, such as coils ($90) and rod sets ($100). If your strands are feeling a bit fried, opt for just a wash and set ($80) or moisturizing treatment ($30). 66 Lafayette Ave between South Elliott Pl and South Portland Ave, Fort Greene, Brooklyn (347-457-5834, ursulastephen.com). Tue–Thu 10am–6:30pm, Fri 9am–7pm, Sat 8am–4:30pm.

  1. 66 Lafayette Ave, (between South Elliott Pl and South Portland Ave)
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VC Signature Label

  • Price band: 3/4

Vince Camuto’s higher-end accessories brand opens its first store, hawking trendy shoes ($89–$495), jewelry ($48–$375) and handbags ($195–$795) from the Signature Label, as well as swimwear ($46–$128), sunglasses ($65–$75), jewelry ($38–$298) and watches ($125–$350) from the main collection. Shoes are the standout here, particularly basket-woven heels ($250), metallic-snakeskin loafers ($225) and leather peep-toe pumps ($250). Pair them with spotted two-tone shoulder bags ($495) for a polished look. 667 Madison Ave at 61st St (vincecamuto.com/vc-signature). Mon–Fri 10am–8pm, Sat 10am–7pm, Sun 11am–7pm.

  1. 667 Madison Ave, (at 61st St)
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Compiled by Madeline Alford, Danielle Brady, Samantha Cowley, Gillian Fuller, Rachel LeWinter and Esther Shechtman. Got store news? E-mail us at shopping.ny@timeout.com.


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