Already one of the hippest streets in town, Orchard recently upped its style game with the arrival of S11—the official stateside outpost for designer Martin Ksohoh’s Red Monkey Company unisex apparel. The move to New York follows the success of two stores in the brand’s native Hong Kong and another in Taiwan. Down on the Lower East Side, jeans luxed-out with 18-karat-gold buttons ($260–$1,275), flashy screenprinted tees ($60–$86) and a handful of street-chic accessories ($10–$130) pop against the store’s sleek black walls. The goods are stored in plywood cubbies—a perfectly plain canvas for Ksohoh’s attention-grabbing designs. Our list of standout splurges includes kimono-yarn-embroidered jeans with decorative dragons on the pockets ($864–$1,200) and loud neon-hued backpacks ($75). Though it’s hard to peel your eyes away from S11’s over-the-top apparel, don’t miss the posh pony-hair wallets ($99)—they’re pretty amazing.
|Venue name:||S11 NYC||Contact:|
145 Orchard St
|Cross street:||at Rivington St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Sat 1–9pm, Sun noon–7pm|
|Transport:||Subway: J, Z, M to Delancey–Essex Sts; F to Delancey St|