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Welcome to Shops Illustrated, a new 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 sun streams into this light-filled Lafayette Street shop, but the colorful array of lace-trimmed lingerie shines even brighter. The former parking garage has been transformed into an intimate, feminine setting with a wide range of Cosabella bras and underwear on display. Farther into the store there's comfy seating for patient friends who will inevitably start to rethink their own undergarments—but seriously, who don't need an overhaul?
There's something for all of us, whether you're looking for the support of a Dolce Vita push-up or the ease of a Giulietta soft bra. And the flattering peacock slip is very democratic. You'll find the Italian label's complete collection here, including swimwear (sold year-round). Bonus: The staff is ultra helpful, so you can shop for comfort, in comfort.
· An Artist's Guide to Shopping at Brooklyn's Dear Fieldbinder [Racked NY]
· Cosabella [Official Site]