Check out these shops on East Ninth Street
In the East Village, shops on East Ninth Street are a must for NYC fashionistas and all those who love to browse. Rather than huge labels and chain stores dominating the streetscape, East Ninth has gained a reputation as a hub for small businesses. So if you’re in the mood for something stylish and unique, this street is a winner. For those who find themselves in this neck of the woods and wondering where to shop, here are some great places to check out.
HUMINSKA, 315 E 9th St
If Carrie Bradshaw were a real person, she’d totally shop at HUMINSKA. With dresses hand-cut and sewn right here in NYC, the shop offers flattering styles that are versatile, flirty, and gorgeously feminine. HUMINSKA customers comment on the quality construction and flawless fit for practically any figure.
Cobblestones, 314 E 9th St
Loyal shoppers at Cobblestones, an East Village vintage and consignment shop, insist that a Cobblestones visit is an unforgettable experience. Chock full of vintage treasures from decades ago (some shoppers have found hats from the 1930s), the shop features rare separates, shoes, accessories, and more. Patrons also love the feeling of stepping back into a “classic New York City era” and chatting with the charismatic Cobblestones owner, Delanee.
VERAMEAT, 315 E 9th St
Although this jewelry store has branched out beyond NYC, VERAMEAT still maintains its flagship location on East Ninth Street. These unique pieces are all hand-crafted right in Gotham and inspired by owner, Vera Balyura’s, personal yet universal experiences. Find a bauble you like and turn it into your own heirloom.
Fabulous Fanny’s, 335 E 9th St
It’s impossible not to admire Fabulous Fanny’s. This vintage eyewear shop has survived years of rising rent prices, keeping doors open and catering to those looking for a one-of-a-kind pair of specs. Frames start at $50, and you’ll find styles dating as far back as the 1700s. And if you have 20/20 vision, there’s plenty of vintage sunglasses to shop from as well.
Flower Power Herbs & Roots, 406 E 9th St
You don’t have to trek all the way down to Chinatown to shop exotic ingredients. Flower Power Herbs & Roots offers a wide variety of herbs for cooking, beauty, and medicinal purposes.
Pink Olive, 439 E 9th St
Pink Olive is an adorable East Village store where you’ll find a little bit of everything. Shop an array of paper goods, accessories, knickknacks for the home, and NYC-inspired trinkets. It’s the perfect place to find an unusual gift.
Good Beer, 422 E 9th St
Fans of craft beers should pop into Good Beer to find high- quality brews from small and independent breweries. Enjoy an in-store pint or tasting flight, or have a growler filled to take home. Good Beer also serves up some tasty bar treats if you’re looking for some extra fuel during your East Ninth shopping spree.