Not quite as crowded as SoHo but with the same slim cobblestoned streets, Nolita is a neighborhood that feels fresh, and still a bit like a secret. Located on Mott, Mulberry and Elizabeth, just south of Houston, these quaint streets on the cusp of Little Italy are an enclave of excellent eateries and fun boutiques to get lost among. Here are our suggestions for the best boutiques that you shouldn’t miss in Nolita.
This New York shop has a regular selection of up-and-coming designers. Go to Steven Alan for curated men’s and women’s clothing, handbags and jewelry. Photo above by @noisendensity on Instagram
A light and airy lifestyle shop, focused on vintage and designer jewelry, Love, Adorned is filled with unique and beautiful items, like a breath of fresh air from the city. Photo by @laurenlnewman on Instagram
DECIEM, THE ABNORMAL BEAUTY COMPANY
An odd little beauty store located in a long hallway, Deciem gets rave reviews for its super lightweight foundations, tinted creams, and other affordable skincare. Photo by @budget.hedonist on Instagram
This location of the New York-founded clothier Vince is probably one of the best places to shop for the basics and cashmere men’s and women’s pieces they’re known for.
A classic, American brand known for rock-n-roll leather jackets, Schott NYC has been around for more than 100 years.
Stylish and minimalist shoe store Coclico aspires to the highest ethical and environmental standards, and their shoes will leave you coming back for more. Photo by @coclicony on Instagram
Get lost in L’Appartement Sézane, a French boutique strewn with artistic and timeless pieces. Curate your whole life a la Parisienne here—from the perfect home accessories to a tres chic dress. Photo by @andreannu on Instagram
Swedish company Fjällräven is known for their excellent outdoor apparel and durable gear — a great stop for all your nature junkies.
SCOTCH & SODA
Amsterdam-based Scotch & Soda offers for men’s, women’s and kids clothing inspired by art and artefacts from around the world.