Retail Therapy: 4 NYC Shops & Hot Drops

Lauren Gruber | December 14, 2020 | Lifestyle

Whether it’s refurbishing your apartment or rejuvenating your immune system, these new shopping experiences will help you refresh your home, body and style.

ZZ DriggsZZ DRIGGS high res art

Sustainable interiors and furnishing brand ZZ Driggs will open its online store to New Yorkers. The upscale label features a curated collection of rare vintage and contemporary furniture available for rent or purchase, delivered straight to their doors. Choose from a variety of US-based brands including New York’s own TRNK and Workaday Handmade. To commemorate the launch, NYC artist The Love Child personally signed art prints for ZZ’s first 250 customers. The collaboration between The Love Child and ZZ Driggs will continue with an exclusive capsule collection of furniture, part of the brand’s dedication to include Black-owned businesses as part of the 15% Pledge.

MoscotGOLD A SUN Spot Tortoise

For the first time, eyewear institution Moscot set up shop above 14th Street at its new Upper West Side location, situated by the cultural hubs of Lincoln Center and Juilliard School for the performing arts. Its fifth NYC store features the same quality eye care that Moscot has provided for over 100 years, including comprehensive eye exams in person or via telemedicine for maximum comfort. Over five generations, Moscot has curated a collection of timeless eyeglasses and sunglasses to fit all faces, including options for low nose bridges and varying face widths. Moscot maintains its downtown style with tin ceilings and eccentric artifacts, bringing the vintage quirk Moscot loyalists know and love to the Upper West Side. 188 Columbus Ave.

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Clean Market, co-founded by certified holistic health coach Lily Kunin, offers an array of innovative wellness services at its newest location at Brookfield Place. The vitamin IV drip treatment gives immune systems a much-needed boost, and the market’s apothecary and shop carries clean beauty products, healthy snacks and medical-grade wellness supplements. New additions include whole-body cryotherapy to speed muscle recovery, infrared saunas and an upcoming organic cafe full of nourishing dining options to improve overall well-being. Brookfield Place, 250 Vesey St.

DiptyqueDiptyque atelier Prince

Iconic perfumier diptyque launched atelier concept boutiques in both Manhattan and Brooklyn—nestled between Cafe Gitane and the famed Prince Street Pizza in Nolita and on Williamsburg’s Bedford Avenue. The Parisian brand’s new stores are inspired by diptyque’s wax and fragrance workshops, with wood, aged steel and plaster touches. Although diptyque is most known for its luxe candles, the fragrance brand also carries skincare, perfumes and home decor, making it a natural holiday shopping destination. Painter C. Finley will create a mural on the Prince Street atelier’s adjacent Mott Street as an homage to the city’s vibrant art scene and diptyque’s dedication to the arts. 31 Prince St.; 229 Bedford Ave.



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Photography by: DIPTYQUE SKETCH BY Henri Choimet/COURTESY OF DIPTYQUE; CLEAN MARKET PHOTO COURTESY OF BROOKFIELD PLACE; ALL PHOTOS COURTESY OF BRANDS