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!
- Earrings at Bird
- ↑ The concept behind the casual-yet-elevated spot Extra Fancy (302 Metropolitan Avenue) is “boardwalk food, but updated,” according to co-owner Mark Rancourt. That concept has proven hugel
- ↑ Find out what all the hype is about surrounding designer Leana Zuniga's boutique,
- ↑ Swords-Smith (98C South 4th Street) is quickly becoming an authority on Brooklyn style and the movement toward independent designers that make artful statements than trend-driven ones. The thoughtful
- ↑ Life:Curated (186 Grand Street) is just that: a clever, curated selection of all the things you probably didn't know you need. You’ll find in-the-know brands here with accessible price points, like
- ↑ Help iconic shop Bird (203 Grand Street) celebrate its fifteenth anniversary by stopping by and remembering why the boutique has remained Brooklyn's fashion headquarters since before the borough was a ma
- ↑ Escape the city in the lush floral paradise that is Rose Red & Lavender (653 Metropolitan Avenue). The enchanting shop is filled with every bloom and succulent you could dream of, plus the
- ↑ Store owner Lexi Oliveri opened Antoinette Vintage (119 Grand Street) in 2011, with clothes straight from her mother's personal collection. The shop has since blossomed beyond that, with a hearty s
- ↑ You can really get to know local, indie designers at Treehouse (480 Graham Avenue). The shop offers up new clothing, vintage, accessories and gifts, all with an emphasis on
- ↑ Instructors at Sync Studio (133 South 2nd Street) keep classes so upbeat and fueled by music that you’ll realize how much fun you’re having before you realize how much you’re sweating. Thei
Travel off the beaten Bedford Avenue track to the South side of Williamsburg this weekend, and you'll see why all the well-dressed masses are flock here: the shopping is a smart mix of indie designers and great vintage, the restaurants are manned by the biggest up-and-coming names in the food industry, and the vibe still feels fresh (and just a little rough around the edges).
Start off your Saturday with brunch on Metropolitan Avenue, and then hit up the local boutiques for an afternoon well spent.
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