New York Shopping Guide


The Furniture Market

A huge hodgepodge of bargain-priced secondhand pieces: steamer trunks, wicker loveseats, '70s pendant lamps. A true neighborhood secret.
22-08 Astoria Blvd. (at 22nd St.), 718-545-3935

Products: Antique, Decorative/Lighting, Furniture, Outdoor, Tabletop, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Boutique

Kris Tees

Situated on an avenue studded with tavernas and souvlaki joints is this citified spot, filled with clothing from Designers Remix and Mel en Stel, plus eelskin Divine Tribe bags.
24-01 23rd Ave. (at 24th St.), 718-204-5031

Products: Women's Clothing, Bags
Type of Store: Boutique

Loveday 31

The vintage clothing, shoes, and bags here are incredible—and cost half what you'd pay in Manhattan.
33-06 31st Ave. (between 33rd and 34th Sts.), 718-728-4057

Products: Vintage, Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry
Type of Store: Boutique


One of the city's best (and least-known) new home decor emporiums—check out its cut-glass candy dishes, spiny dried sea urchins, and mushroom-shape curio shelves.
35-11 34th Ave. (at 35th St.), 718-626-6030

Products: Decorative/Lighting, Tabletop, Books/Stationery, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Boutique