Ten best local shops

Our most stylish New Yorkers reveal their favorite retail stores.

  • Photographer: Virginia Rollison


    Barneys New York

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    Buffalo Exchange

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    Kirna Zabte

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    Maryam Nassir Zadeh

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    Odd Twin

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    Opening Ceremony

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    Re/Dress NYC

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    What Goes Around Comes Around

Photographer: Virginia Rollison


Barneys New York

1. Barneys New York... for a heady mix of lofty labels and under-the-radar brands. 660 Madison Ave at 61st St (212-826-8900, barneys.com)

2. Buffalo Exchange... for trading on-trend threads that span all sartorial tastes, from Forever 21 to Marc Jacobs. 504 Driggs Ave at North 9th St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-384-6901) * 332 E 11th St between First and Second Aves (212-260-9340) * 114 W 26th St at Sixth Ave (212-675-3535) * buffaloexchange.com

3. Kirna Zabte... for haute designers—Balenciaga, Givenchy, Cline—without the haughty attitude. 96 Greene St between Prince and Spring Sts (212-941-9656, kirnazabete.com)

4. Maryam Nassir Zadeh... for idiosyncratic looks from the likes of Undercover, Vronique Leroy and Cosmic Wonder, plus head-turning jewelry by Ericksson Beamon and Dieppa Restrepo shoes. 123 Norfolk St between Delancey and Rivington Sts (212-673-6405, maryamnassirzadeh.com)

5. Oak... for effortlessly cool urban basics for girls and guys by Alexander Wang, Acne and many others. 28 Bond St between Bowery and Lafayette St (212-677-1293) * 208 North 8th St between Driggs Ave and Roebling St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-782-0521) * oaknyc.com

6. Odd Twin... for quirky brooches, pins, tie clips, cufflinks, flasks and more. 164 Fifth Ave at DeGraw St, Park Slope, Brooklyn (718-ODD-TWIN, oddtwin.com)

7. Opening Ceremony... for cutting-edge international talent and cool collaborations. 33-35 Howard St between Broadway and Lafayette St (212-219-2688, openingceremony.us)

8. Re/Dress NYC... for curated contemporary resale and vintage items in sizes 14 and up. 109 Boerum Pl between Dean and Pacific Sts, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn (718-522-7962, redressnyc.com)

9. Topshop... for runway-inspired garments and high-fashion shoes at down-to-earth prices. 478 Broadway at Broome St (212-966-9555, topshop.com)

10. What Goes Around Comes Around... for '60s, '70s and '80s rock T-shirts, pristine Alaa clothing and vintage furs. 351 West Broadway between Broome and Grand Sts (212-343-1225, whatgoesaroundnyc.com)