If there’s one subway line that could benefit the most from selling walk of shame necessities, it’s definitely the L train. Now, the futuristic new underground kiosk “The New Stand” is stepping up to meet that morning-after demand.
The New Stand, which opened in the Union Square station last week close to the entrance of the L train, bills itself as a subway kiosk for the modern age. Instead of stale almonds and overpriced gummies, the 12-foot-by-12-foot store sells items more in line with the needs of the modern commuter. Like fresh underwear.
The “Walk of Shame” section of the kiosk sells new undies, first aid items and socks for those heading home after a long night. Outside of that, the store also sells bottles waters, beanies, Bluetooth speakers and even pressed juice. (Good luck finding an apartment in the New York subway system after this creeping gentrification.) You can also download a special app that hooks you up with deals and more.
The store signed a 10-year lease for the subterranean shopping destination with the MTA, and also opened a stand in Brookfield Place on Friday.