Best Children’s Store With a Self-Explanatory Name
We like a store that immediately lets you know what it’s all about. And with East Williamsburg’s Cute Attack!, you get exactly what the name says. Inside the sun-filled store are whimsical, unique, and, yes, cute children’s clothes, accessories, toys and books, making it the perfect place to shop for one of the approximately five million babies that call Brooklyn home.
Best Women’s Store That Underwent a Name Change While Still Being As Awesome as Ever Article&
Beloved Cobble Hill boutique Dear Fieldbinder was always a dangerous place for us to visit because we rarely managed to leave without buying something. Well, now Dear Fieldbinder has become Article&, and the inventory is just as thoughtfully edited and totally desirable.
Best Sex Positive Clothing
Gravel and Gold Boob Top
We love all the clothes at In God We Trust, but, really, nothing is quite as much fun to wear as the Gravel and Gold Boob Top (or the matching tote bag.) Be prepared to get stared at while wearing it, but you’d probably get stared at anyway, wouldn’t you?
For two years now, Lexi Oliveri has managed to stock one of Williamsburg’s very best vintage stores almost entirely with pieces from her mother’s own staggering collection. All other moms can consider the gauntlet thrown.
Best Jewelry That Makes You Feel Like You’re On Vacation Even When You’re Stuck in the City
Maybe you’ve spent this summer at the beach or in the mountains, but we’ve been pretty much limited to the streets of Brooklyn. That’s ok though, because our wrists are adorned with Scosha Woolridge’s bohemian bracelets that evoke the pleasures of exploring far-flung places and searching for treasure. Only, you guys, the treasures are right here on our wrists.
Best All-Purpose Thrifting
Usually, you have to have to leave New York to find thrifting this good, cheap, and totally comprehensive. Whether your thing is T-shirts, full-body snow suits, army surplus, or designer handbags, you’ll find it here.