New stores (December 5–11, 2013)

  • Alexander Olch cashmere scarf, $360

  • Alexander Olch plaid tie, $150

  • Alexander Olch belt, $130

  • Elaine Turner python clutch, $225

  • Elaine Turner suede boots, $475

  • Elaine Turner cheetah-print calf-hair satchel, $625

  • The Primary Essentials

  • Hasami porcelain tea pot, $60, at the Primary Essentials

  • Ben Medansky coffee dripper, $130, at the Primary Essentials

Alexander Olch cashmere scarf, $360

Alexander Olch

  • Price band: 3/4

New York native Alexander Olch launched his line of sophisticated men’s accessories in 2002. Previously available only at upscale retailers such as Barneys and Bergdorf Goodman, Olch debuts his first brick-and-mortar store for his designs. The shop is organized categorically: Olch’s signature bowties ($110) and neckties ($110–$150)—which come in an array of colors and patterns, and are completely customizable—are presented in glossy wooden drawers and arranged according to fabric type. Belts ($130), scarves ($220–$360) and the newly introduced work shirts ($320) are all displayed separately on countertops. Look for velvety corduroy bowties ($110), polka-dot pocket squares ($60) and plaid cashmere scarves ($360). 14 Orchard St at Canal St (212-925-2110, Daily 11am–7pm.

  1. 14 Orchard St, (at Canal St)
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Elaine Turner

  • Price band: 3/4

Former apparel designer and merchandiser Elaine Turner launched her eponymous accessories brand in 2000. The native Texan unveils her first New York store, hawking her collection of ultrafeminine bags ($200–$590), footwear ($250–$595) and jewelry ($98–$350) inspired by her travels around the world. Browse the glam space, featuring fuchsia couches and glittery accents, to find cheetah-print calf-hair totes ($625), oversize metallic python clutches ($225) and suede booties with tassel-adorned zippers ($395). Mention TONY for 15 percent off all purchases through Dec 31. 1091 Madison Ave between 82nd and 83rd Sts (212-535-8630, Mon–Sat 10am–7pm, Sun noon–6pm.

  1. 1091 Madison Ave, (between 82nd and 83rd Sts)
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The Primary Essentials

  • Price band: 3/4

Fashion stylist Lauren Snyder, who has worked for Bergdorf Goodman and Glamour, opens her first store, offering a curated collection of high-end housewares ($15–$1,150), beauty products ($6–$100), books ($20–$60) and accessories ($60–$700)from both established and indie designers, including Aesop, Marvis and Clam Lab. Expect to find aesthetically pleasing utilitarian objects with a minimalist bent, such as Jiva-Apoha luxe ayurvedic body oils ($45–$53), Ben Medansky single-cup coffee drippers ($130) and nubby alpaca beanies ($120) from Brooklyn label Lynn & Lawrence. 372 Atlantic Ave between Bond and Hoyt Sts, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn (718-522-1804, Mon, Sun noon–6pm; Tue–Sat noon–7pm.

  1. 372 Atlantic Ave, (between Bond and Hoyt Sts)
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