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New York City has more stores than anyone could physically tackle, but somehow we always keep returning to the usual suspects. To break out of the rut, we've asked some of the city's shopping and fashion gurus to provide their hidden retail gems—those unique stores around our fantastic island (and beyond) that we might not all know about. Cue The Beatles: We're about to get a little help from our friends.
Nate Berkus inside Fisch for the Hip via The Nate Show
Next up, Erin Kleinberg, the entrepreneur behind the eponymous clothing line and half of the brains behind much-anticipated cultural site The Coveted. A vintage junkie, Kleinberg recommends a hidden Chelsea gem, Fisch For The Hip, that also happens to be one of Nate Berkus's favorite jaunts as well.
"Fisch For The Hip in Chelsea is one of NY's best-kept vintage secrets. Sometimes I just head there to be inspired by their collection of Birkins! Each one tells a different story just by looking up at the ledges of bags. I have an obsession with Chien de Collier, and I have been eyeing a lambskin red with gold hardware for a few months now. The pieces are edited wonderfully, and the prices are very affordable. They have the most amazing jewels, shoes, and bags, I always go there first when I take the time to shop!"—Yale Breslin
· Erin Kleinberg [Official Site]
· Fisch For The Hip [Official Site]