The Best New Brooklyn Boutiques

08/13/2014 4:00 AM |

Brooklyn has no shortage of shopping destinations, but lately it feels like all the press has been covering the ongoing invasion of the chain stores; from the impending arrival of a J. Crew in Williamsburg to the soon-to-be-built, uh, J. Crew in Cobble Hill, it sometimes feels like this borough’s streets will eventually look like those of that other borough across the river. Never fear, though, Brooklyn hasn’t become a mall yet, and is still chock-full of beloved boutique stalwarts like In God We Trust and Bird and Hickoree’s. But we’ve covered those places plenty of times and are ready to highlight some of the more recent additions to Brooklyn’s fashion scene. Here are our 10 favorite new boutiques, all about as different from J. Crew as can be.