Boutiques

North America

Case Study

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

Unholy Matrimony, Silent by Damir Doma, Rick Owens DRKSHDW, Vivienne Westwood, Rick Owens, Issey Miyake

About the store:

This 2,100 sq ft space is not only filled with racks of clothes to make you stand out from the crowd, but it is also the headquarters of Unholy Matrimony, the avant-garde menswear line by Case Study co-founder Brett Westfall, and a gallery space for local artists.

Chalk

Evanston, United States

Designers to look out for:

Rosie Assoulin, Delpozo, Chloé, The Row, Roland Mouret, Hellessy, Sonia Rykiel, Carven, Golden Goose, Maison Michel, Martin Grant

About the store:

Established with the modern woman in mind, Chalk offers an impeccable and freshly edited range of beautifully designed apparel and accessories with an unexpected twist. Tucked away near the city’s fashionable boutique row, visitors can expect a warm welcome as they shop for one of a kind pieces in this hidden gem.

CHUCKiES New York

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, Lanvin, Marni, Stella McCartney, Valentino Garavani

About the store:

‘It’s not about what we have,’ Ritch Erani, the owner of this legendary shoe salon, once said. ‘It’s about what we don’t have, what we’ve edited out for you.’ The boutique is renowned for its vision and knack for picking up the hottest runway trends.

Cottage Miami

Miami Beach, United States

Designers to look out for:

Band of Outsiders, Michael Bastian, Rag and Bone, Surface to Air, Saturdays Surf NYC, Officine Generale, Todd Snyder, Stubbs and Wootton, Folk, Wings and Horns.

About the store:

Cottage Miami, housed in a converted garage, is dedicated to the traditional lifestyle of Miami gents, seamlessly blending Northeast prep fashion with Miami beach culture. The whitewashed and distressed wooden backdrop is finished off by sisal rugs and a canoe suspended from the ceiling, while the store’s vintage bureau cash wrap doubles as a bar serving craft beers.

Curve

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

Balmain, Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, Valentino, Versace, Proenza Schouler, Peter Pilotto, Anthony Vaccarello, Altuzarra, Isabel Marant

About the store:

Nevena Borissova is renowned as a buyer who stays ahead of the curve. She opened the original Curve boutique over 15 years ago in Los Angeles, and has since opened in New York, Miami, San Francisco, and the Hamptons. Although she loves to create her own interpretation of what’s hot each season, her mission remains to sell style, not just trends.

David Lawrence

Bellevue, United States

Designers to look out for:

Versace, Versace Collection, Herve Leger, DSquared2, Sand, Viktor & Rolf,

About the store:

Step inside this Washington State boutique and it’s easy to forget that you’re in the land of khaki, flannel and polar fleece. The clothes tags here read like the credits from a GQ or Vogue fashion shoot, with no shortage of Italian labels.

Decades

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

Chanel Vintage, Hermès Vintage, Yves Saint Laurent Vintage, Dior Vintage, Alaïa Vintage, Biba Vintage

About the store:

Housed in an iconic Art Deco building on Melrose, Decades is an illustrious vintage and luxury boutique. Co-owners Cameron Silver and Christos Garkinos’ carefully curated edit of authentic treasures and future collectibles has A-listers all over the world snatching up their rare finds.

Edon Manor

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang, Calvin Klein, Chloé, Gianvito Rossi, Jil Sander, Nina Ricci, Proenza Schouler, Vivienne Westwood

About the store:

Designed to resemble an old English library, this quirky boutique aims to bring a distinctly British combination of tradition and eccentricity to the Big Apple. The stock is deliberately limited but never fails to offer all the trimmings of the season.

Fivestory

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Acne, Alexander Wang, Aquazurra, Balmain, Carven, Comme Des Garçons, Jason Wu, Laurence Dacade, Orley, Visvim, Sacai, Kitsune, Peter Pilotto, Thakoon, Versace, Versus, Anthony Vaccarello, Gianvito Rossi, Sergio Rossi, Calvin Klein,

About the store:

‘There’s a symmetry to an outfit when it works and when it’s balanced,’ explains Claire Distenfeld. ‘You feel it like the balance of the Earth.’ Distenfeld has been collecting beautiful objects for as long as she can remember and has now turned her passion into this cult Upper East Side townhouse boutique.

Forty Five Ten

Dallas, United States

Designers to look out for:

Altuzarra, Comme des Garçons, Emanuel Ungaro, Givenchy, Haider Ackermann, Jason Wu, Jil Sander, Josh Goot, Lanvin, Maison Margiela, Marc Jacobs, Moschino, Nicholas Kirkwood, Proenza Schouler, Rick Owens, Rosie Assoulin, Saint Laurent, Thakoon, The Row, Victoria Beckham

About the store:

Dallas is a one-of-a-kind city, and Forty Five Ten is the city's jewel. International designer collections mingle with artisan homewares, an extraordinary apothecary, and a courtyard cafe. Glamorous yet laid back, cutting edge style with warm Texas service, and a constantly evolving mix of the best the world has to offer. It's never the same store twice.

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