There are people moving all the time in New York, but even more so now with students flocking in for school. If we’re being real here everyone knows Home Goods is where to go for the bulk of your new household items. However, for those perfect one-of-a-kind pieces that will make your place stand out you’ll want to venture out to these cool and unique shops around the city.
Where: 37 Orchard Street
This funky shop on the Lower East Side has an old-school vibe when it comes to their furniture, with much of it being inspired by 1970s home decor. If you’re in the mood to splurge on a statement piece you’ll find everything from abstract rugs to a chrome and soft pink velvet rocking char. Otherwise, they have awesome every day items too like boob hooks, charcoal toothbrushes, and drink rocks.
Flying Tiger Copenhagen
Where: Various Locations (Manhattan & Brooklyn)
Flying Tiger Copenhagen is one of our favorite shops for odds and ends. It’s affordable and ideal for anyone from families with small children to college students heading back to school. Make your way around the store looking through the kitchen ware, bathroom appliances, and random items like wall mounts or fun outdoor activities.
Where: 889 Broadway at 19th Street
If you’re obsessed with your kitchen you probably already know about Fishs Eddy. This store is fun to walk around with endless amounts of punny and creative dishware and utensils.
Where: 240 Kent Avenue
Another great spot for all sorts of home decor and kitchenware. You’ll find everything from unique lighting fixtures, to the fun and creative dishes and mirrors made by Toiletpaper designs.
You & Yours Interior
Where: 77 Franklin Street
As the shop name hints, this store is filled with beautiful and distinctive vintage items “from the Mid Century through the 1970s eras.” If you’re not sure what exactly to buy for your home space, no worries. They also offer design services to help you out!