Sarah Bunter NY

Sarah Bunter NY

Sarah Bunter NY
Sarah Bunter NY
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Sarah Bunter NY

Sarah Bunter NY

Mainly an excuse to include the brilliant PS1 Gallery.  Located just over the water in Queens, this is a haven for exciting and inspiring things.  On my last visit, a travelling library shared the outdoor space with an impromptu Kraftwerk gig, dancing children and friendly, prosecco sipping grown-ups.  Happiness in a concrete courtyard.

– PS1 bookshop.

Mainly an excuse to include the brilliant PS1 Gallery.  Located just over the water in Queens, this is a haven for exciting and inspiring things.  On my last visit, a travelling library shared the outdoor space with an impromptu Kraftwerk gig, dancing children and friendly, prosecco sipping grown-ups.  Happiness in a concrete courtyard.
– King’s Pharmacy
My first destination as soon as I land in Brooklyn.  Though very much your average pharmacy (not ‘chemist’ as I’m told), Kings Chemist has the best soundtrack to a store I’ve ever experienced.  Always British industrial pop – New Order, The Cure, Echo etc – with smatterings of messy american girls bands such as The Go-go’s and L7… I always forget my actual purchasing agenda and leave with dinosaur stickers, Crayola shaped birthday candles and a 3000 calorie health-bar.
– Jeffery’s shoe department
A danger to myself, my sanity and my savings.  Alaia, Balenciaga, Chanel, Pierre Hardy…nothing too silly or spindly, proper heels for proper girls with proper jobs.  Well…proper-ish.
– East Village flea market
Less manic than most, there are a lot of discoveries to be made in this vacated schoolyard games court.  The stall holders are also friendly and haggle very well in the customers’ favour.  My $15 bought me a floor length black silk-jersey gown and a messed up dorky-looking cartoon T-shirt from a chatty man called Alpha who would like to come to England sometime…
– Jumelle, Bedford Ave
Very simple, very calming store stocking fail-safe international favourites APC, YMC and bits of Comme.  They also once displayed the amazing ‘Bunter’ dress by Ostwald Helgason in the window – a very proud moment for me, a very polite moment for them as I excitedly explained how it received its name…


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