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Welcome to Shops Illustrated, a Racked feature in which artist Jennifer Hoyden sketches New York City stores. For each entry, she'll draw a street view, an interior look, and some items currently hanging on the racks.
The one catch about an enchanting little jewelry box-sized boutique is that, when a handful of enthusiastic customers pop in, it can quickly go from precious to precarious. Kyung Lee's West Village shop Albertine is no exception. If you find yourself alone in the store, among its flowy feminine cuts, drapy silks, well-edited shoes, and tempting gems, grab the one dressing room while you can. And when it gets really busy, be careful you don't step on Orsen, the resident French Bulldog.
· All Shops Illustrated posts [Racked NY]
· Albertine [Official Site]