cheap chic: 13 nyc vintage stores
by Laura Kusnyer, 03/07/2012
Photo: Willie Davis
Look no further than Zachary's Smile's diverse clientele to understand why it's a one-stop shop for many New Yorkers. The namesake of one of the shop owners' three original collections, Zachary's Smile caters to funky artistic types and business professionals who have no trouble finding looks that suit their fancy among the carefully edited selection of vintage and new goods at this immaculate boutique. Bonus: frequent sales at substantial discounts.
What's in store: Flowy dresses, lightweight sweaters, button-downs, a small collection of men's vintage and more.
Price range: With the exception of fur coats and shrugs, vintage wear tends to hover well below the $100 mark, with items for spring sitting comfortably between $20 and $50; blouses and tanks sell for about $40, and dresses go for about $50 to $80.