Shop-Local Gift Guide (Part 8)

If you like having shops and restaurants in your neighborhood, you have to actually patronize them. Plus, the independent shops are one of the best things about Tribeca! Take a look around the rest of Manhattan and all you see are chains. So go browse and buy and make other people happy.


••• I asked the staff to recommend a knife for someone who loves to cook but maybe not so seriously that he/she already has a Korin knife; $108
••• Mugtails (available in moose and hedgehog, and they make nice votives), on sale for $8
••• Arita porcelain bowl set, $50
Warren between W. Broadway and Church

Korin knife Mugtail at Korin porcelain dish set at Korin••••••••••••••••

••• Mermaid swimsuits, $60. Roz said a certain local celebrimom wants one made to fit her (to match her child’s), so now I want one, too
••• T-shirts, $28 (available up to size 10)
••• Paper mask; not sure of the price but it can’t be much
Hudson between Thomas and Duane

mermaid swimsuits at Shooflyshirts at Shoofly paper mask at Shoofly••••••••••••••••

••• Gold and geode earrings, $2,100
••• Stone necklace, $7,500
••• Gold hoop earrings, $3,250
••• Various stone rings, $1,100-$1,360
Franklin between Varick and Hudson

Gurhan earrings1 Gurhan necklace Gurhan hoop earringsGurhan rings••••••••••••••••

••• Plaster lion, $375
••• Frog garden ornament, $875
••• “Eva” coasters by Piero Fornasetti, $795
White between Church and Broadway

plaster lion at Steven Sclaroffgarden frog at Steven SclaroffFornasetti coasters at Steven Sclaroff••••••••••••••••

••• Steven Alan “Hans” sweater, $348
••• Festive socks; the ones on top are $36 and someone’s getting a similar pair, by which I mean I bought myself a pair because no one else was going to
••• Grown Alchemist products; vanilla-orange peel hand cream, a.k.a. Creamsicle, $24
••• Mansur Gavriel tote, $675
Franklin between W. Broadway and Church

Steven Alan sweater socks at Steven Alan Grown Alchemist at Steven Alan Mansur Gavriel tote at Steven Alan••••••••••••••••

••• Part 1: South of Market, Valley, Torly Kid, Patrick Parrish, Best Made Co.
••• Part 2: A Uno, Babesta, Mysterious Bookshop, Grown & Sewn, Stillfried Wien
••• Part 3: Schoolhouse Electric, Jacadi, Philip Williams Posters, Lot-Less, My Little Sunshine
••• Part 4: Cass Lilien, Gotham Bikes, David Weeks Studio, Joy Gryson, the Balloon Saloon
••• Part 5: Matt Bernson, Boomerang Toys, Shelter Chic, The Armoury, Jonathan Burden
••• Part 6: Ten Thousand Things, Authentic PreOwned, Playing Mantis, Roberta Roller Rabbit, Haus Alkire
••• Part 7: Stella, Uhuru, Pamper UR Pets, Espasso, Otte