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đź—˝Couture du Jour

A fantastic vintage shop with very reasonable prices. The owner, a cool woman who has been in Broadway shows, is so committed to the environment that the Couture du Jour bags are made from recycled paper. In this basement storefront along 44th Street, I  found a beautiful gown, a Gucci belt, a Wolford ensemble…


đź—˝East Village Organic

This supermarket — which has a soundtrack of wonderful jazz — carries only organic products. You can find the most delicious paleo-responsible and vegan snacks at East Village Organics. It also features a juice bar.


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This organic supermarket and wine shop, in the heart of Chelsea, lives up to its name: it constantly offers novel and tasty items.



One of the ways this wonderful organization supports people living with HIV / AIDS is by selling secondhand clothes in stores all over Manhattan and Brooklyn. I have bought countless garments from excellent brands such as Betsey Johnson, Diane Von FĂĽrstenberg and Nanette Lepore at friendly prices.


đź—˝New London Pharmacy

This Chelsea drugstore is on a mission to provide as much health as possible with medical services, homeopathy and natural medicines. It also carries environmentally conscious items such as non-toxic nail polish and makeup.


đź—˝The Missing Link

Located in the basement of the Showplace Antique + Design Center in Chelsea, this little shop sells countless vintage cufflinks — an inexhaustible source of beautiful “Cufflinks, Studs & Men’s Accessories”.