Home and Design
200 Lafayette St.
If Ikea and a ritzy hotel got together and had a baby, that baby would be Pirch. The luxury home retailer opened a 32,000-square-foot showroom in SoHo, where "try before you buy" and customer service reach wild heights. When you first walk into the store, you are immediately greeted with complimentary food and drinks. From there, you can test out all kinds of appliances (that is, if you're one of the few people actually shopping at Pirch for the practical purposes of redoing your home), sign up for weekly cooking classes or even book an appointmentat the "Sanctuary" room, which features showerheads for testing, a steam room and a sauna.
Seaport Studios Design Market
19 Fulton St.
Seaport Studios, a pop-up hub for emerging fashion designers and artists, is now home to the Design Market, an ultra modern-looking store that offers a range of playful artwork, home accessories, gifts, stationery and jewelry from brands like Technochic, Candy Lab Toys and Wee Gallery. The Design Market also teamed up with design incubatorWantedDesign to curate a collection of original home accessories, decorative gifts, stationery and jewelry sold in the store.
199 Prince St.
This SoHo store manages to do the impossible — it makes laundry and home cleaning seem glamorous. The Laundress hasteamed up with luxe brands like Le Labo, Redecker and Fog Linen to offer a range of eco-friendly detergents, fabric care and home cleaning products.
101 Prince St.
Whether you're hitting up the local beach boardwalk or jetting off to some exotic island far, far away, Nautica is the place for all your summer style needs. The brand for all things nautical, launched its boutique flagship store in SoHo, where you can find the perfect blue-and-white striped polo shirts, anchor print beach towels and classic boat shoes. In addition to items from Nautica's men and women collections, the store also offers curated products from leather accessories brandCaputo & Co. and totes and accessories companySea Bags.
325 Lafayette St.
What do you get when two former Warby Parker execs team up and start their own company? You get Away, a travel concept store that offers Swedish- and Japanese-inspired goods you'll want and need for your summer trips, like Swedish soap brand Victoria's egg white soap or theAway x Tokyobike bicycle.The pop-up, which closes on August 31, touts all kinds of other travel essentials, including blankets, beauty products and Away's signature luggage, The Carry-On.
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9 Prince St.
Step aside, Sephora — Credo is the latest spot for all your beauty product needs. The Nolita store boasts natural and organic beauty products, including coconut oil fromCocovitand mineral face masks fromAfrican Botanics. With Credo, you never have to worry about what you're putting on your body — all their products are safe, sustainable and ethically sourced.You can even indulge in mini facials and makeovers with their in-house skincare and makeup experts.
51 Bergen St.
Now you can add a touch of Paris to your home with products from French retailerDiptyque, which opened a pop-up boutiquein theInvisible Dog Art Center, a community art center in Brooklyn. In addition to getting your hands on one of Diptyque's famous luxury candles, you can also check out the brand's latest collection,Les Voyages. The collection features candles, fragrances and travel-sized skincare items inspired by travels around France, Asia and the Mediterranean.
275 Greenwich St.
With their emphasis on technical expertise and eye for innovative cosmetics, Bluemercury is all about the science behind your beauty needs.The makeup, skincare and spa brand has opened its tenth Manhattan storefront in TriBeCa, which will carry house brands such as Lune+Aster and M-61 skincare, as well as high-end cosmetics from the likes of Bobbi Brown, Chanel and Trish McEvoy. There’s also an on-site spa room offering a range of skinand bodycare treatments.
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