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Rackage: Jessie James

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We’re not talking about infamous outlaws or American Choppers: Jessie James is a cozy women’s boutique that recently opened in the West Village on Greenwich Avenue. Building on the success of her first store in Hoboken, owner Jessica Caulfield is now offering her selection of contemporary clothing and accessories in Manhattan.

The shop carries an array of designers, many locally-based, including Artean, Nuj Novakhett, Amalialad, Madison Marcus, Thread Social, Shoshanna, Eskell, Tulle, Chaiken, Collective, Karen Zambos, Walter, Hudson Jeans and Noble Youth. Prices on elegant dresses, knits, and denim range from a reasonable $80 up to $600. The diminutive space is filled with a strong selection of silk and beaded dresses and the season’s must-have patent leather bags. As calendars start filling with holiday parties and company events, Jessie James is a suggested stop for chic and festive cocktail dresses, but the store is also a good bet for everyday wear.