Greenpoint Shopping Roundup: Best of Women’s Fashion Spring 2013
Boutique’s along Franklin St are packed with great buys that will get you through the worst of winter and well into spring. Check out some of our favorite merch, all currently available in stores (and some online). Happy shopping!
70 Greenpoint Ave
Easily find all of your essentials with these vibrant leather Baggu pouches. Use one for your cell and lipstick and another for your moleskin and pen. Bonus – made in the US of A from recycled leather.
Now here’s how to make a statement with footwear. These Bass loafers are part preppy, part edgy. Wear them with skinny jeans and a simple white blouse and let your feet do the talking.
Fashion-forward and classic, these Leather Satchel Co. satchels are the perfect buy. Not only are they currently on sale, they are spacious enough for all your daily necessities and you can go hands-free. Dancing, anyone?
Credit: Baggu large leather pouches, $45; Bass leather loafers, $89 each; The Leather Satchel Co. satchels, $80.
174 Franklin St
Fancy yourself a trendsetter? Swing by RBW to purchase these 14k-plated gold collar tips by Acqua Vida and bring new meaning to “embellished collar”. Bonus – this is a local NYC designer!
Need a way to showcase your new collar tip pins? Meet the perfect white blouse by Yoon. No wardrobe is complete without one.
These Miista oxfords feature laser-cut detailing and a stacked wooden heel. Come Spring, pair these with over-the-knee socks and a miniskirt.
Credit: Acqua Vida Collar Tip Pins, $120 for 2; Silk Blouse, $89; Miista laser-cut oxfords, $188.
150 Franklin St
These striped LINEN tees from BB Dakota are as comfortable as they are versatile. Wear now with leather pants and booties or later with a floral-print skirt and ballet flats.
Give any plain outfit a much-needed punch of color with one of these screen-printed, handmade Falconwright clutches. Bonus – these are made with reclaimed leather!
Credit: BB Dakota Striped Linen Tees, $85 each; Falconwright clutches, $65 each.
109 Franklin St
Love wearing jeans and tees, but hate how you feel schleppy when you do? Introduce this metal necklace to your ensemb and never look lazy again.
It’s hard spending money on basics (they just don’t speak to us the same way) but this is one you’ll love more with every wear. Wear this Steccato blouse under a cardigan now and over a bikini later.
Give your loops some love and pop into Alter for a perfect leather belt (available in a variety of shades).
Credit: Metal necklace, $55; Steccato blouse, $45; Leather belts, $38 each.
99 Franklin St
If you’re looking for a piece with longevity, this Neuw crop top is it. Constructed in a soft chambray, it’s cold weather-appropriate under your boyfriend’s sweater and warm weather-worthy paired with a miniskirt.
Every lady needs a pair of printed jeans in her closet, and these are right on trend – a brocade-inspired print in a color palette somewhere between oxblood and coral, you’ll be wearing these Neuw jeans well into Spring.
LAST CALL! This amazing little Sessun varsity jacket is the last in stock – leather piping, ribbed details, oxblood hue – so perfect you don’t have to worry about buyer’s remorse.
Statement rings layered with your basic bands give your digits some personality. Show off your culinary appreciation with this CAI set, which can be worn togther or separately. Bonus points for ladies who give one to their bestie.
Credit: NEUW Chambray Crop Top, $76; NEUW Stretch Denim Jeans, $190; Sessun Wool Varsity Jacket, $300; CAI Spoon and Fork Ring Set, $140.