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Where to Shop in Williamsburg

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New York is nothing if not a city full of options, which can be both a blessing and a curse when trying to sort a neighborhood's best of the best. Take the guesswork out of choosing which shopping destinations are worth your time (and money!) with our guide of the best places to visit in Williamsburg.

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Concrete + Water

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Williamsburg's "gateway to fashion"’ takes the form of this multi-brand, unisex boutique that's stocked with cult-y European ready-to-wear labels, home goods, and the best of Brooklyn's local designers.
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The store's aesthetic is romantic and eco-friendly, and it features a selection of housewares alongside clothing for women and children from brands like Kowtow, Corinne, and Matt + Nat.
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Pilgrim Surf + Supply

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This space is light and airy, just like the merchandise it sells. Pilgrim specializes in surfwear, boards, and gear from brands like M.Nii Makaha, Vans, and Baron Wells.
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Brave Gentleman

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Brave Gentleman touts itself as the "the world's first ethically handsome boutique," specializing in organic, recycled, and 100% vegan materials from fair-trade sources. The store stocks suits, shoes, trousers, and outerwear that are all animal-friendly.
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SWORDS-SMITH

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This spacious boutique that can take credit for ushering in cool fashion to South Williamsburg sells both men's and women's clothing and accessories from indie labels like Samantha Pleet, Eleven Six, and Fantail.
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Spoonbill & Sugartown Books

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An indie favorite among editors (and Lena Dunham, who shot a Girls scene here with Donald Glover), this shop specializes in both current and rare books on art, architecture, and design, but its selection runs the gamut to include a little something for everyone. Save your cash (and the environment) by buying from its used selection.

Upstate Stock

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Upstate Stock just opened its first flagship here, and it's quickly become a neighborhood destination. It boasts of a full selection of men's apothecary items, candles, accessories like wool beanies and fingerless gloves, and a coffee bar.

Life:Curated

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We love the store's selection of indie-leaning labels like Miista, Ace & Jig, Rachel Antonoff, and Clae Strayhorn, and its cheeky assortment of accessories, from mason jar shot glasses to unicorn bottle openers.
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Courtshop

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Courtshop is one of New York City's best denim shops, so stop into the Williamsburg location for a variety of butt-enhancing styles.
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Catbird

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If you're looking to quickly upgrade your jewelry, Catbird can take your accessories to new heights — literally. Its in-house line features super thin rings made for stacking and delicate chain brackets that are meant to be piled on. And right around the corner on Driggs Avenue, you'll find the wedding annex.

Antoinette Vintage

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Owner Lexi Oliveri's inventory generally spans from the 1950s through the 1990s, and she supplements the laid-back-girly vibe with mod shifts and woven leather handbags.
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Bird's Williamsburg location is its largest, allowing enough space to carry men's apparel as well as the cool brands that female customers have come to expect from owner Jenn Mankins, from Rachel Comey to Mansur Gavriel.
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The Hill-Side

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Emil and Sandy Corsillo's menswear boutique specializes in chambray shirts, denim, and beat-up blazers made from a fabric the brothers develop in a small textile mill here in the US.
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Concrete + Water

Driely S. for Racked
Williamsburg's "gateway to fashion"’ takes the form of this multi-brand, unisex boutique that's stocked with cult-y European ready-to-wear labels, home goods, and the best of Brooklyn's local designers.
Driely S. for Racked

Task

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The store's aesthetic is romantic and eco-friendly, and it features a selection of housewares alongside clothing for women and children from brands like Kowtow, Corinne, and Matt + Nat.
Via

Pilgrim Surf + Supply

Driely S. for Racked
This space is light and airy, just like the merchandise it sells. Pilgrim specializes in surfwear, boards, and gear from brands like M.Nii Makaha, Vans, and Baron Wells.
Driely S. for Racked

Brave Gentleman

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Brave Gentleman touts itself as the "the world's first ethically handsome boutique," specializing in organic, recycled, and 100% vegan materials from fair-trade sources. The store stocks suits, shoes, trousers, and outerwear that are all animal-friendly.
Via

SWORDS-SMITH

Driely S. for Racked
This spacious boutique that can take credit for ushering in cool fashion to South Williamsburg sells both men's and women's clothing and accessories from indie labels like Samantha Pleet, Eleven Six, and Fantail.
Driely S. for Racked

Spoonbill & Sugartown Books

An indie favorite among editors (and Lena Dunham, who shot a Girls scene here with Donald Glover), this shop specializes in both current and rare books on art, architecture, and design, but its selection runs the gamut to include a little something for everyone. Save your cash (and the environment) by buying from its used selection.

Upstate Stock

Upstate Stock just opened its first flagship here, and it's quickly become a neighborhood destination. It boasts of a full selection of men's apothecary items, candles, accessories like wool beanies and fingerless gloves, and a coffee bar.

Life:Curated

Driely S. for Racked
We love the store's selection of indie-leaning labels like Miista, Ace & Jig, Rachel Antonoff, and Clae Strayhorn, and its cheeky assortment of accessories, from mason jar shot glasses to unicorn bottle openers.
Driely S. for Racked

Courtshop

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Courtshop is one of New York City's best denim shops, so stop into the Williamsburg location for a variety of butt-enhancing styles.
via

Catbird

If you're looking to quickly upgrade your jewelry, Catbird can take your accessories to new heights — literally. Its in-house line features super thin rings made for stacking and delicate chain brackets that are meant to be piled on. And right around the corner on Driggs Avenue, you'll find the wedding annex.

Antoinette Vintage

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Owner Lexi Oliveri's inventory generally spans from the 1950s through the 1990s, and she supplements the laid-back-girly vibe with mod shifts and woven leather handbags.
via

Bird

Driely S. for Racked
Bird's Williamsburg location is its largest, allowing enough space to carry men's apparel as well as the cool brands that female customers have come to expect from owner Jenn Mankins, from Rachel Comey to Mansur Gavriel.
Driely S. for Racked

The Hill-Side

Khushbu Shah for Racked
Emil and Sandy Corsillo's menswear boutique specializes in chambray shirts, denim, and beat-up blazers made from a fabric the brothers develop in a small textile mill here in the US.
Khushbu Shah for Racked