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Welcome to Perfect Saturday, a weekly Racked feature in which we outline the best places to shop and spend the afternoon in a particular neighborhood, starting with brunch and ending—who knows!
- Inside Project No. 8; photo by Rebecca Dale
- ↑ Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya (187 Orchard St) may have nixed their Grand Buffet brunch, but every week there are still eight specials to pick from in addition to
- ↑ If your wardrobe is in need of a Lower East Side makeover, head to Spiritual America (5 Rivington Street). The boutique is entrenched in that effortless, model-off-duty-with-edge look. You’ll fin
- ↑ The Dressing Room (75A Orchard Street) makes the transition from mimosas to shopping easier by combining its boutique with a full bar. You can browse indie designers here, dig for vintage t
- ↑ Don’t let the diminutive size of Pixie Market (100 Stanton Street) fool you: this shop is packed with downtown staples and directional statement pieces. This is definitely a go-to for trying crazie
- ↑ A visit to Project No. 8 (38 Orchard Street) will up your style cred with its inventory of clothing, accessories, gifts, and home items from covetable European designers (from Margiela to Dries Van
- ↑ You can feel good about shopping at The Reformation (156 Ludlow Street): the boutique concentrates on sustainability. Its modern yet romantic designs are It girl-esque with a subtly dark vibe, and
- ↑ Tap into your inner rocker at Grit N' Glory (186 Orchard Street). The music lover's haven is cooler than cool, yet the kind of place you’ll want to hang out in all day. Shop vintage band tees,
- ↑ Mama Spa (141 Allen Street) strives to make you feel like you’ve escaped the city with its peaceful surroundings and Eastern-influenced treatments. The spa will also only use products that are compl
The Lower East Side has been cool for so long now that it's easy to forget to pay it a visit—at least during the daytime. While the 'hood is chock full of well-known bars, it's also got plenty on tap in dining and shopping, its gritty rock and roll side complemented with a burgeoning fashion scene, strong vintage presence, and cluster of buzzed-about restaurants.
After the jump, start with brunch at Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya, hit up six great nearby boutiques, and end the day at a relaxing spa for a thermal salt soak.
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