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Meatpacking District Pioneer Shelly Steffee Calls It a Day

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Shelly Steffee opened her Gansevoort Street store in September of 2001, long before the Apple Store or the High Line or the DVF boutique had colonized the neighborhood. Now, the boutique is shuttering. Madison Avenue Spy reports that the brand sent out a notice to customers that reads, in part, "Due to issues with our lease negotiations, we will be closing the Shelly Steffee store."

We're not losing Steffee entirely—she'll continue to sell her label through other stores—but if you want to stock up on her beloved dresses, now's the time. Starting tomorrow and running through Sunday, June 6, she'll be cleaning out the space with a closing sale. Dresses run $95 to $150, but they're not the only draw. Expect to find one-of-a-kind pieces, vintage, and all manner of accessories, from shoes to bags to jewelry.
· Shelly Steffee Packing it In [Madison Avenue Spy]

Shelly Steffee

34 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY