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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 local shopping and fashion gurus to provide their hidden retail gems—those unique stores around our fantastic city that we might not all know about. Cue the Beatles: We're about to get a little help from our friends.
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Sarah Nataf is an art director turned photographer who spends her days acting as a creative consultant for Parisian fashion magazine Jalouse. She was born in France, and while she's too busy traveling to settle in one specific spot, she says her heart will always belong to New York City—especially one vintage shop on the Lower East Side.
I love this shop in the LES called Eisner Brothers and I consider it one of my most hidden shopping gems in NYC. They carry the best collection of classic cut sweaters and t-shirts for super cheap prices. If you like good old Americana sportswear or raglan cotton sweaters straight from the 70s and 80, this is the place to be!
All the classic t-shirts that are sold here were made 20 years ago and they're all in dead stock condition. When you're inside, you can often get lost because in my opinion, many of the items are in bad condition and I often wonder what is keeping me inside this shop, but after I spend some time digging around, I'm always able to find some magical gems.· Eisner Brothers [Official Site]
· Jalouse [Official Site]
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