Steven Alan veterans Alec Stuart and Celeste Wright kept the original name (and signage) at this renovated dry cleaning shop. They share a similar aesthetic with their former employer, though Stuart (now solo) offers a more tightly curated selection.
This Williamsburg store expanded into digitally printed fabrics and fine jewelry—the latter of which is now carried internationally. Look for tribal-inspired turquoise stud earrings, and custom diamond-cluster wedding rings.
British-born illustrator Jane Buck studied fashion and textiles in Nottingham and Leeds before opening shop in 2009 to sell whimsical screen-printed stationery and textiles that feature animal and nature motifs.
The girlfriends who started this shop in 2008 host a quarterly Open Call for emerging designers, so a sense of discovery ranks highly. Pay special attention to the jewelry, like Rebecka Fröberg’s cherry blossom necklace and t.kahres’s diamond studs.
Founded in 2011 by stylists April Hughes and Marina Burini, Beautiful Dreamers peddles pieces the duo picks up on their travels. Look for slouchy overalls by Ace & Jig, as well as cult beauty products like Lucas’ Papaw ointment.