While Broome Street in Soho may get a lot of attention, the eastern stretch in the Lower East Side is packed with surprising gems.
245 Broome Street
At Top Hat, you'll find a spectacular array of goods sourced from all over the world, from Austrian blankets to Swedish light fixtures to one of the city's biggest collections of colorful Japanese masking tape.
250 Broome Street
If you're looking for local designer jewelry, head here for best-sellers like a pair art deco earrings inspired by the Chrysler building for just $80.
261 Broome Street
Hello Sari is one of the veterans on the block and boasts an amazing assortment of Indian textiles and jewelry. Don't miss the affordable statement necklaces and the embroidered slip-ons, which are just $25.
248 Broome Street
Not only does this place bake some of the best cupcakes in the city, they also happen to be surprisingly healthy (the recipes are vegan!).
90 Orchard Street (at Broome Street)
This brand channels classic heritage wear, creating jeans in a variety of crisp, simple washes that fit like a dream.