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New LES Boutique Takes Inspiration From the Gangs of New York

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Coming in September to Ludlow Street is Rising States, a new boutique that'll stock over two dozen women's clothing and accessories brands. The roster includes Etienne Derœux and It's Okay My Dear, both of which are exclusive to the store in New York (the shop is actually the only retailer to stock Etienne Derœux is the country). They'll also have contemporary-indie staples like Wren, Funktional, Loeffler Randall, Courtshop, and more.

The shop adds: "The Rising States was the name of a neighborhood bar in the 1850s run by the leader of a notorious street and East River pirate gang, Bill Lowrie, and his girlfriend Molly Maher. Despite the many changes to our neighborhood, both good and bad, we are proud of our Ludlow address and consider downtown a large part of the T.R.S identity and aesthetic."
· The Rising States [Official Site]