WEST 18TH STREET<br
Barneys Co-Op – Offshoots of au courant department store Barneys New York, offering up-and-coming casualwear lines, marvelous beauty products, and superhip sneakers.
BoConcept – Many style and color variations available from this sleek Scandinavian design house that specializes in modular pieces.
Fisch For the Hip – The very best resale clothing for men and women, from suits to ready-to-wear to a well-edited selection of hard-to-get accessories.
West Elm -Approachable styles for bed, bath, and kitchen, with plenty of affordable ways to bring interior trends home.
Balenciaga (542 West 22nd St)- This far-West Chelsea boutique features the winning wares of Nicolas Ghesquiere, who has imbued the famed label with tough-girl sexiness and whimsy.
Comme Des Garons (520 West 22nd St)- Sought-after fashions from Japanese Rei Kawakubo, on display inside a space-age, pod-like boutique.
Jensen-Lewis (89 Seventh Avenue)- Cavernous interiors stretching across an entire city block.
Karim Rashid (137 West 19th St) -A wide array of colorful furniture, home gear, accessories, and fashion items from the award-winning designer.<
Parke & Ronen (176 Ninth Avenue) – Dapper selection of T-shirts, swimwear, smart trousers, and slim-fitting button-downs for men.
TSE (450 West 15th St)- Ultra-luxurious cashmere for men, women, and baby, as well as heavenly ready-to-wear looks in stretch cotton twill.
Nicole Farhi (75 Ninth Avenue)- Cool, classic looks for men and women, plus Farhi’s high-end housewares, presented alongside her chic downtown cafe.