Looking for cool concept stores while you’re in New York?
Read YLBB’s shopping survival guide with the best ones plus tips for a short break.
You’re going to New York but haven’t got a clue on where to shop for unique finds?
Your Little Black Book has listed a couple of cool concept stores in NYC for you below. We’ve also added some tips on where to go for a short break in between shopping. Because we know how heavy it is… Cocktail? Anyone?
Concept store NYC: ABC Home
Address: 888 Broadway, Flatiron
What: Home goodies, furniture, accessories. I spotted a tiny refillable perfume bottle as a necklace hanger. Great gift idea! Check out ABC Home on Pinterest. We love it.
I need a break: ABC Cocina
Address: 38 E 9th st, Flatiron
What: Mexican food, really really good. What you see is what you buy. Yes guys, it’s all for sale.
Concept pop-up shop NYC: Artists and Fleas at Chelsea Market
Address: 15th st & 10th ave, at Chelsea Market, Meatpacking District
What: Vintage, jewelry, crafts
Give me a break: Tipsy parson
Address: 156 9th ave, Chelsea
What: Typical New York brunch/lunch. Open: Mon-Fri 11.30am-11pm, weekend 10am-10pm. With a huge Thank You to one of our followers: great place!
Impressive views break: Le Bain, Standard Hotel
Address: 848 Washington st, Meatpacking
What: Must-go! People watching. Open: Mon-Tue closed, Wed-Thu 10pm-4am, Fri-Sat 2pm-4am, Sun 2pm-3am.
Concept store NYC: Kith
Address: 633 Broadway, Soho
What: Men’s Sneaker Heaven
Bookstore/coffee shop NYC: McNally Jackson Books
Adress: 52 Prince st, Soho
What: Yes! Also on my would-love-to-get list (honey, if you’re reading this…). Here you can buy the cookbook of Brooklyn restaurant Roberta’s Pizza. Grab a coffee at the small coffee place in the corner. No wifi. Also a cool souvenir btw: cookbook of The Meatball Shop (which is in Williamsburg and Greenwich).
Healthy lunch break: The Butchers Daughter
Address: 19 Kenmare st, Soho
What: 100% vegetarian, for a quickie.
Concept store NYC: A&G Merch
Address: 111 N 6th st, Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
What: Awesome home goods store. Don’t miss this one.
Concept store NYC: Whisk
Address: 231 Bedford ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
What: Coffee grinder, Ted Baker mini-thermos, or put together your own cocktail set with vintage-look glasses and trays, bitters and other stuff.
(There’s also a Whisk located at walking distance from ABC Home)
Hungry break: Allswell
Address: 124 Bedford ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
What: Nice low-key hipster spot. Open daily from 10am. Oyster happy hour daily 4pm-7pm.
For more concept shops in New York and nearby bars or restaurants please read part 2 »
PS: more hotspots are in the New York Little Black Book. A city guide to New York with the best restaurants, shops and things to do. Every week I will post new adventures on Your Little Black Book so stay tuned for the latest gems I spotted!
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Ever wondered what it’s like to be a 30 something in New York? Follow the weekly diary of Bianca! A girl from Amsterdam living as an expat in New York. In her personal diary B. tells you all about her latest hotspot discoveries, shopping adventures and events not to miss.