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Shopping at Miss Hoe's feels like you're raiding your grandma's closet—assuming your grandmother is incredibly stylish. The store, at Bowery and Prince is filled with sparkling little knickknacks; everything looks one-of-a-kind. Designer and owner Abby Hoe has been selling her toys and baubles at Takashimaya and Kitson for a while now, but this is her first retail location. You can see her eclectic vision in the jewelry, clothing and the creepy yet charming figurines scattered throughout.
Miss Hoe takes a mix-and-match approach to dressing and accessorizing ,apparent in the kitschy earrings which are sold individually for $7 to $10. Necklaces made from winsome charms such as bicycles and owls are draped around the store, and go for around $40. The clothing has an equally handmade and detail-oriented quality, ranging from chunky knits to lacey tops and denim dresses. Clothing prices hover around $100, with dresses from about $88 to $125 and shirts for $60. Between the quirky aesthetic and the relatively accessible price range, the store feels like a refreshing change for the Bowery's growing high-end retail strip.—Rachel Traub
· Miss Hoe is Our Shop of the Week [Paper]
· Now (Almost) Open [Racked NY]
· Miss Hoe [Official Site]