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Four Shopping Spots You Must Visit in Brooklyn

By Travel Savvy

Once upon a time, in the world of everyday fashion, women considered their respective 'age groups' to be the line of demarcation that determined what styles to wear (and which to avoid). Then, mom jeans are the new high-waisted denim, preferred by hipsters and professional corporate women alike. Fast-forward to today and you'll find that modern women want brands who reflect their own personal style.

Our editors are huge fans of CollegeFashionista, a fashion site for those who are passionate about the latest trends happening in universities and colleges around the world. Aisha Hatter, Community Manager for the site, blogs about styles seen on campuses and the surrounding communities so that you can stay on top of your fashion game. When she’s not at the office or sharing the perfect selfie on her Instagram, Aisha explores her homebase, Brooklyn, for best clothing finds in boutiques and vintage shops across her neighborhood. 

Check out this fashionista’s favorite shopping spots in her ‘hood that you just can’t miss!

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Space Ninety 8

Space Ninety 8

98 N 6th Street

718-599-0209

Monday - Saturday: 10 AM to 10 PM

Sunday: 11 AM to 9 PM

Space Ninety 8 is a unique retail concept from Urban Outfitters that combines a variety of retail, dining, and a unique seating areas to relax and recharge. Sift through the racks of the curated collections, then get your vinyl fix at the Record Shop.

Once you've checked out, don’t forget to visit Gorbals Restaurant and order one of Top Chef Ilan Hall’s signature dishes. End the evening with some cocktails and enjoy the jaw-dropping New York City view from the space’s rooftop (pictured).

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10 Ft. Single by Stella Dallas

10 Ft. Single by Stella Dallas

285 N 6th St

(718) 486-9482

Monday to Sunday: 12:30 PM to 7 PM

Aisha loves this cool little vintage shop - and she’s not the only fan! Find everything from Halloween costumes to vintage designer finds in the back room. Locals love the friendly staff and well-edited items. Bonus: you’ll find items at every price point.

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Courtshop

Courtshop

218 BEDFORD AVE

718-388-5880

Monday through Saturday: 11 AM to 8 PM

Sunday: 12PM to 8 PM

Nestled between cute thift shops and cafes on Bedford Avenue (a.k.a. hipster-central), Courtshop is the denim hunting ground for locals, commuters, and vistors alike. From pants to dresses and everything in between, grab your denim fix from the store’s neatly lined shelves and distressed wood tables.

Courtshop specializes in no-frills denim pieces that are on-trend without the need for fancy pockets or designer labels. Best of all, all the tags display agreeable prices. No doubt you’ve probably come across the brand online, but the storefront in Brooklyn is a must see.

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Brooklyn Flea

Brooklyn Flea

Saturdays: 176 Lafayette Ave.

Sundays: 50 Kent Ave. 

10 AM to 5 PM

 

In-the-know locals have been flocking to the ultra-popular Brooklyn Flea since 2008. Excellent food stalls, interior accents, new and vintage clothing, and hand-crafted jewelry are just few favorites this market has to offer.

Open weekends from 10AM to 5PM, we recommend scoping out popular vendors like Blue Marble Ice Cream, Jessica DeCarlo Jewelry, and Sheepshead Design.

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