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1) Amalga: With little to no fanfare whatsoever, multi-label boutique Amalga has popped up in Soho. The store stocks brands like Veronique Branquinho, Agatha Leather and Paula Thomas for TW as well as quite a few less-well-known designers. According to The Shophound, the racks are filled with "men's and women's sportswear with a casual, goth-y rock & roll flair." Sounds nice enough. 114 Wooster St between Prince and Spring Sts, (212) 219-8090 [The Shophound]

2) Mollusk NYC: A surfboard shop in Williamsburg? Why not? Mollusk NYC offers hand-shaped boards, and for people who'd rather surf the couch than ride a wave, t-shirts and hoodies. 210 Kent Ave at Metropolitan Ave, Wiliamsburg, Brooklyn (718) 218-7456 [Brooklyn Based]

3) Sprout Home: Not too far from Mollusk NYC, Chicago-based "urban gardening" shop Sprout Home has, ah, sprouted in Williamsburg. The store offers different types of plants and pots to stick those plants in, as well as housewares. 44 Grand St between Kent and Wythe Aves, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, (718) 388-4440 [Design*Sponge]

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