clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

West Village Resident Michael Kors Opens His Bleecker Street Store

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Bleecker Street is now the third most expensive retail strip in New York, according to a recent report, which means Michael Kors's latest store didn't cost chump change. The lifestyle boutique, which opened Thursday at 384 Bleecker Street, is basically a one-stop-shop for all your MK-branded needs—every line under the Michael Kors umbrella can be found there. It's quite a fitting location, as Kors himself has been able to call the West Village home for the past 30-something years. Now, whenever he goes to buy groceries at the local bodega, he'll also be able to pop in and pick up a cashmere turtleneck or a nautical white and navy striped cardigan on his jaunt home.

This marks the brand's 71st store in North America, and Kors isn't slowing down anytime soon. By spring 2011 (just in time for the latest collection), MK Inc. expects to have upwards of 100 stores gracing North American territory.—Yale Breslin
· Bleecker Street Now Has the Third Most Expensive Retail Strip in NYC [Racked NY]
· Michael Kors' Fifth Store Will Take Fifth Avenue in Spring [Racked NY]
· Back-to-School Season Means Kors Registration on Bleecker [Racked NY]