Catering to girls who just want to have fun (in the bedroom), owner Cindy Kahng handpicks all the frilly numbers that grace her store’s racks (before they grace those of her customers). The result is a collection of bathing suits, lingerie, loungewear, clothing and jewelry that strikes a balance between playful and sexy. Choose from brand name bras from Elle Macpherson to Stella McCartney, though be sure to sift through the bargain basket up-front for items at 50 to 70 percent off.
The East Village has a growing number of great shops, which reflect the neighborhood’s young and hip demographic. Vintage shops and resale emporiums are the heavy hitters, but scour the streets and you'll find standout home decor stores, bookstores and sunglass emporiums that won't disappoint. Use our guide to discover the best shops in the nabe and you’ll be one step closer to finding the best fashion as well as one-offs that sell everything from lingerie to eco-conscious goods.
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