Although New Yorkers aren’t known for their Western flair, store owner Paul Greyshock wants to change that by bringing a little El Paso flavor to Nolita. Along with partners Jaylin Ramer and Jodie Fisher, Greyshock is opening this shop as a second chance at retail success after his first Western store, Buffalo Chips in Soho, shuttered in 2001. Rows of boots sourced from Mexico and Texas by brands like Lucchese, J.B. Hill and Liberty are immaculately displayed on the right wall. Artist Giuseppe Petrocelli’s cowgirl paintings (created specially for the boutique) line the opposite wall, as does Daniel Belardinelli’s hilarious postcard artworks ($150). Jeff Deegan and Comstock Heritage sterling-silver belt buckles ($125–$4,000) and authentic American Hat Company toppers ($125–$500) are stylish extras, but boots are the main attraction here. Men will love Liberty denim boots with extra-pointy toes and three-inch heels ($750), while classic cowboys will appreciate Lucchese’s elegant low-heeled boots ($300–$495). Ladies can style their Daisy Dukes with Liberty leather boots with pink overlay ($1,350). Prices aren’t cheap, but the kicks are created in small factories from comfortable, breathable leather that will only look better with time.
|Venue name:||Space Cowboy||Contact:|
234 Mulberry St
|Cross street:||between Prince and Spring Sts|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Sun 1–8pm|
|Transport:||Subway: N, R to Prince St|