New stores (November 1–7, 2012)

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  • The Bar at BaubleBar

  • BaubleBar sparkling teardrop earrings, $28

  • BaubleBar chevron stacking rings, five for $26

  • BaubleBar tiger cuff, $58

  • Caleo rose-cut rings, $225–$695 each, at Pop Up Jewelry Gallery

  • Erica Molinari charm necklace, $6,263, at Pop Up Jewelry Gallery

  • Photograph: Anna Simonak

    Dabney Lee

  • Dabney Lee personalized notepad, $40

  • Dabney Lee recipe cards in Lucite box, $90

  • Dabney Lee iPhone case, $45

  • DashLocker

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    Fogal polka-dot hose, $80

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    Gabriela de la Vega brass-and-diamond rings, $120 each

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    A Détacher floral-print dress, $640, at Gabriela de la Vega and Mrs. Robertson

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    Humanoid suede bag, $245, at Gabriela de la Vega and Mrs. Robertson

  • Odd

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    Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics lip tar, $16; and nail polish, $8; both at Odd.

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    Skingraft draped wool cardigan, $350, at Odd.

The Bar at BaubleBar

The Bar at BaubleBar

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

This popular online retailer of affordable jewelry ($10–$300) from New Yorkers Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky opens its first brick-and-mortar store, attached to the company’s headquarters. The space features white walls with lemon-yellow accents and goods artfully displayed on shelves, atop tray tables and hung in picture frames. Grab a gratis bottle of water and take a seat at the so-called bar, where you can try on chunky bib necklaces ($84), crystal-adorned skull bracelets ($20), tribal cuffs ($28) and sparkling teardrop earrings ($28). We also love whimsical items such as tiger-shaped cuffs ($58) and jeweled chandelier earrings ($28). (thebar.baublebar.com). Mon–Fri 10am–8pm; Sat, Sun by appointment.

  1. 230 Fifth Ave, (at 27th St, suite 610)
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Dabney Lee

  • Price band: 2/4

Print loyalists will love the first brick-and-mortar store for this chic stationery brand. Dabney Lee Woglom, a Southern California native and Dumbo resident, launched her namesake design company in 2004. Since then, her products have sold in more than 2,000 retailers, including Bloomingdale’s and Saks Fifth Avenue. The 600-square-foot space is decked out in zebra-print wallpaper and sleek white cubbies that display home goods ($6–$300) in fun prints and bright designs. Techies will delight in whimsical “Call Me Maybe”–inspired iPhone cases ($45) and monogrammed iPad covers ($80). If you’re on the hunt for unique gifts, go for personalized tote bags ($28) and Lucite picture frames ($120). You can order personalized note cards (25 for $88, 150 for $350), notepads ($40) and recipe cards in Lucite boxes ($90) from the Dabney Lee at Home collection with a ten-business-day turnaround. (718-596-4169, dabneylee.com). Mon–Fri 10am–7pm, Sat 11am–7pm, Sun noon–4pm.

  1. 45 Washington St, (between Front and Water Sts)
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DashLocker

  • Price band: 2/4

In the city that never sleeps, it was inevitable that this 24/7 laundry and dry-cleaning service would open a second, larger location. The 975-square-foot space contains 260 secure lockers—nearly double that of the first venue. Within 30 hours, DashLocker’s staff will clean your clothing, then text or e-mail when your fresh threads are ready for pickup (you can retrieve them at any hour). Sign up for a free account online to gain access to dry cleaning on shirts ($6), slacks ($6), blazers ($7), dresses ($9–$25), skirts ($6) and outerwear ($25–$100). There’s also a standard wash-and-fold service ($1.25/lb) and shoeshines ($9). Don’t hesitate to bring in your leather: DashLocker makes cowhide jackets ($50–$70), skirts ($45) and pants ($45) look brand new. 1733 First Ave at 90th St (718-361-1641, dashlocker.com). Daily 24hrs.

  1. 1733 First Ave, (at 90th St)
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Fogal

  • Price band: 4/4

Those on the hunt for luxe legwear ($30–$200) will love this Swiss brand’s Soho location. The 500-square-foot shop is outfitted with engraved-tin ceilings, parquet floors and leather-upholstered stucco walls. Ladies looking for hosiery to match pricey designer duds can opt for silky polka-dot hose ($80) or cashmere tights ($365). The store also offers supersoft striped pullovers ($800), sexy garter belts ($89) and cashmere gloves ($305). (212-775-7400, fogal.com). Mon–Sat 11am–7pm, Sun noom–6pm.

  1. 155 Spring St, (between West Broadway and Wooster St)
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Gabriela de la Vega and Mrs. Robertson

  • Price band: 3/4

Jewelry designer and Brooklynite Gabriela de la Vega opened her eponymous Fort Greene boutique to sell her chic jewelry line and high-fashion threads such as A Détacher silk dresses ($640). She's joined forces with stylist, vintage guru and fellow Kings County dweller Hilary Robertson to create a joint antique haven, where De la Vega’s intricate baubles commingle with the home goods that Robertson sources from auctions and flea markets. Vintage mini chandeliers (two for $380) hang from the ceiling of the atticlike space, where you’ll also find pottery teacups (four for $120), floral candle wall sconces (two for $160) and a wood painter’s table ($300). Pair a 1920s evening bag ($220) with modern garb, including Karen Walker dress pants ($304), Gabriela de la Vega key-charm necklaces ($360), Tocca fitted blazers ($450) and Coclico suede, heeled oxfords ($350). (718-858-1152, mrsrobertsonstore.com). Tue–Sat noon–7pm, Sun noon–6pm.

  1. 88 S Portland Ave, (between Fulton St and Lafayette Ave)
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NV Salon and Spa

  • Price band: 2/4

This sage-green salon boasts an extensive menu of affordable hair ($35–$300), waxing ($10–$40), massage ($5–$60) and nail ($12–$50) services. Large windows provide ample natural light and fresh flowers adorning the counters of the ten styling stations provide a tranquil, spalike atmosphere. Indulge in a 60-minute champagne pedicure ($50), during which you’ll soak your feet in a bubbly infused bath before they’re scrubbed free of calluses, dipped in paraffin and massaged—all while you sip a gratis glass of Veuve Clicquot rosé. More standard services include men’s ($30) and women’s ($70–$85) haircuts, brow waxing ($10) and single-process color ($110, includes blowout). Take home nutrient-rich Moroccanoil products used by the salon, including shampoos ($45), conditioners ($45) and Moroccanoil Treatment oil ($40).  Mention TONY to receive either 10 percent off any service or a single-process color and blowout for $70 (usually $110). 1 World Financial Center between Albany St and South End Ave (212-757-2561). Mon–Fri 8am–8pm, Sat 10am–5pm.

  1. 1 World Financial Center, (between Albany St and South End Ave)
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Odd.

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Designer Judson Harmon ditched his private showroom to join the burgeoning Lower East Side retail scene, creating a space for avant-garde unisex apparel ($50–$3,200) from his own line and those that reflect his style, such as Skingraft and martinMARTIN. NYC artist Jason Akira Somma’s androgynous mannequin installation takes center stage; its face features a camera that projects images of shoppers onto a video screen. Industrial pipes and black furnishings complement the haute street looks. Snag Skingraft leather pants with removable skirt panels ($868) and Heather Lawton asymmetrical sand-washed silk dresses ($815). Hit the streets in Victor Osborne suede-and-lambskin cadet hats ($180) and Odd Lord of the Rings–inspired terry-cloth coats with mesh overlay ($2,316). (646-559-0406, odd-style.com). Mon–Thu noon–7pm; Fri,Sat noon–8pm; Sun noon–6pm.

  1. 164 Ludlow St, (between E Houston and Stanton Sts)
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