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RETAIL HOT LIST: FIVESTORY

In eCommerce, What's New by Christine Galasso

One of the Upper East Side’s best kept secrets isn’t an under the radar plastic surgeon—it’s Fivestory, an eclectic boutique tucked away in a stunning townhouse on East 68th Street, just off Fifth Avenue. Opened in 2012 by Claire Distenfeld and her father Fred, the store reflects Claire’s art world …

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RETAIL HOT LIST: SHOPBOP

In eCommerce, What's New by Christine Galasso

SHOPBOP is, quite literally, the OG of online shopping. Launched in 2000 as a destination for all-things denim, the boutique eventually added contemporary clothing, shoes, handbags and other accessories and was bought out by Amazon in 2006. Since then, it has grown into one of the leading e-tailers in the world, …

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RETAIL HOT LIST: THE DRESLYN

In eCommerce, What's New by Accessories Staff

  In 2013, when cool girl e-tailer The Dreslyn launched, it had a definite point of view to share: style before fashion. The motto stemmed from founder and CEO Brooke Taylor Corcia’s ten-year tenure in fashion and translated into understated, timeless clothing, home goods and accessories for the “individual spirit.” Her idea …

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RETAIL HOT LIST: PAULA AND CHLO

In eCommerce, What's New by Accessories Staff

Paula Slof didn’t start out in the fashion industry. She grew up working in her family’s restaurant, went on to study psychology and, as a true foodie at heart, found herself right back in the family business after college. It wasn’t until she inherited an enviable collection of designer handbags and evening clutches …