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RED HOOK—Denise Carbonell, long a LES retail presence until she sold her Stanton Street storefront in July, is about to unveil her new boutique in Red Hook. According to Brownstoner, Metal and Thread, opening next Saturday on Van Brunt, "will carry a variety of local, handmade work, including textiles, metalwork, furniture, jewelry and woodwork." [Brownstoner]
SOHO—The opening of Yohji Yamamoto's second NYC Y-3 store appears to be imminent. A tipster writes: "The old sharper image on greene street bet. spring and prince is going to be the new adidas/yohji Y-3 store—it looks about done." [RackedWire Inbox]