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Beacon's Closet is no longer exclusive to Brooklyn. On September 2, the popular consignment shop quietly opened at 10 W. 13th Street, right next to the main campus of Parsons. Like its Brooklyn siblings, the store is open to buying, selling, and trading, but any credit you earn from handing over unwanted clothes will apply to the Manhattan shop only.
We stopped by their new location yesterday to check out the goods and couldn't help but admire the expected hipster interior, which features printed wallpaper and chandeliers dripping with large white buttons and little light bulbs. At the front of the store are generic accessories and knickknacks like necklaces and small toys. The rest of the store teems with clothes and shoes scattered across numerous racks and shelves. The range of prices varied, but we spotted more than a few good deals.
Among the women's racks were a Kelly green Milgram coat with leopard collar detailing for $49.95, a red and white tweed D&G Dolce & Gabbana belted coat for $59.95, and a long, glamorous, cream Marvin Richards coat with faux fur collar and cuff detailing for $74.95. We also liked a pair of black-and-white-striped Valentino flats adorned with black sparkly rhinestones for $21.95. Among the men's racks, we saw a pair of men's suede and leather Louis Vuitton sneakers with velcro straps for $39.95, a men's gray corduroy Pierre Cardin coat for $34.95, and more plaid shirts than we could count.—Katherine Park
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· Beacon's Closet [Official Site]