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The Best Boutiques You’ll Find in New York

New York City’s fashion scene is a living, breathing, entity and its boutiques are its pulse. From avant-garde designer havens in Manhattan to hidden vintage treasures in Brooklyn, we’re ready to spill the deets on what’s worth visitng. Get ready to elevate your style game and take the concrete jungle by storm. Scroll on for the 6 best NYC boutiques you need to know about before hitting up the Big Apple.

1. Risk Gallery

Address: 205 Central Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11221 (Bushwick)

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday (12-8PM), Sunday (12-6PM)

Price Range: $40-$400

You remember that warm feeling you get as a kid walking into a candy store? That’s exactly what it feels like walking into Risk Gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Think pop star, retro Barbie meets Audrey Hepburn and Alice in Wonderland. You won’t find any mainstream brands here. All pieces are either true vintage (20 years or older) or hand-crafted by local artists including the owner herself, Lindsay Risk. Risk’s bright, genius, creative soul shines through in her eclectic taste for clothing, shoes, accessories, and even some home decor.


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2. Tarin Thomas

Address: 92 Perry Street, West Village NY 10014

Hours: Monday & Thursday-Sunday (11AM-7PM), Tuesday & Wednesday (12-6PM)

Price Range: $25-$800

While you can find artisanal face-shaped candles and Sofia-Richie-on-her-honeymoon style fashion at this boutique, New York fashionistas praise Tarin Thomas for their handmade jewelry. Known for their gemstones and metal combinations, Tarin Thomas chooses to make a statement by mixing masculine and feminine styles. Stand out in their Malachite ear cuff, or go classic with their White Topaz Jordan ring.


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3. Courrèges

Address: 104 Grand St, New York, NY 10013 (SoHo)

Hours: Monday-Saturday (11AM-7PM), Sunday (12-6PM)

Price Range: $80-$2000

As one of the most influential brands in the 1960s, Courrèges relaunched in 2015 and decided to make a comeback in the heart of SoHo. Known for their leather sets and jackets, Courrèges is where futuristic and retro unite.


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4. Bad Gal Society

Address: 789 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11AM-7PM

Price Range: $30-$400

Not only is their store Instagram worthy, Bad Gal Society in Yonkers also carries a wide range of sizes from XS to 4X. From pastel preppy tweed sets to colorful print mesh robes, you’ll find a look for every occasion. No need to visit your tailor since they also do alterations on location. With their in-house personal stylist, you’ll be looking your absolute best. And did we mention they give out complimentary champagne? Just another reason to visit.


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5. Studio Dem

Address: 241 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 (Williamsburg)

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday (12-7PM), Sunday (12-6PM)

Price Range: $45-$1000

Calling all vintage babes. Michelene Auguste gives us Studio Dem and brings Caribbean, island vibes to the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Custom painted jeans, conch shell jewelry, hand-painted canvas totes, a leopard print Bebe tank, and a bright red pair of Pierre Cardin corduroy pants are some vintage pieces you’ll find in this Trinidad and Tobago inspired store. On top of designer vintage fashion with inclusive sizing, you can also treat yourself to Caribbean inspired home decor and art.


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6. Kallmeyer

Address: 83 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002 (Lower East Side Manhattan)

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday (12-7PM), Sunday (12-6PM)

Price Range: $100-$2000

Your classic old money, Gossip Girl aesthetic can be found at Kallmeyer. Preppy cotton button downs with classic detailing and flowing silk pant sets are some pieces you’ll spot on Kallmeyer racks. Elevated everyday basics meets business casual at this New York gem.


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