The addition of a coffeshop within a clothing store has become a major trend in 2014 (Uniqlo is the latest to jump on board, but American Two Shot was ahead of the curve when it opened Cafe Integral at the front of the shop. Grab an espresso and browse the latest indie-label offerings, like a yello Addison x We Wore What reversible crop top ($125) or Solid & Striped swim shorts for guys ($130). And the java will come in handy: The downtown shop often hosts late-night parties.
Despite the “mall-ification” of the neighborhood (and consequent slow-moving foot traffic), the retail-rich area is an intoxicating consumer playground. You can shop in Soho for everything from cheap street fashion to upscale designer garb and stylish items from home-decor stores. We’ve selected the best shops in the area, including fashion-cognoscenti favorite Opening Ceremony to quirky one-offs like Evolution. When shopping fatigue sets in, retire to one of the best bars in Soho or grab a bite.
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