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Tucked underneath the scaffolding on Elizabeth Street between Spring and Prince, you'll find salon Valley and its new in-store counterpart, Portia & Manny. Both are new to the space: Valley Salon was previously on the LES, and Portia & Manny's line, then called Sweet Tater, was close by on Mulberry Street. Together, they pack a one-two punch: Holistic facials and manicures alongside vintage clothing.
Valley specializes in complicated 3-D nail masterpieces, but they also features a special "hard wax" technique which promises to make your waxing experience virtually painless. As for Portia & Manny, they carry one-of-a-kind dresses and flowing boho tops for prices in the $100-$200 range. Not a bad reincarnation for the space that used to house departed shoe line Hollywould.—Daniella Lavian
· Relocations: Sun Setting on Valley LES [Racked]
· Discontinued: The Last Hours of Hollywould