All About Autumn

FALL 2012

The Faith Report
By Faith Hope Consolo

As summer draws to a close, we can be comforted by fabulous Fall fashion! Retailers, designers, restaurants and hoteliers are ready for a new season of style – and we’ve even left room to suggest ideas for a designer vacation.

On FIFTH AVENUE, Ted Baker opened his flagship at 595. The first MassimoDutti store to hit the States has bowed at 54th Street. Longchamp has debuted its Rockefeller Center shop at 610. Saks Fifth Avenue (611) expanded its shoe department by 10,000 square feet. Canada’s Aritzia’s largest location in the world will be at 600.

On MADISON AVENUE, footwear giant Schutz’s first freestanding store outside Brazil came to 655 in time for Fashion’s Night Out on September 6.

Phoenix Roze’s jewels will shine bright at 994. Yigal Azrouël is leaving the Meatpacking District for 1011. Mariana Antinori will make her New York City debut at 1242. Rag & Bone opened at 909. Anya Hindmarch is coming to 795. Kate Spade will finally arrive on the Upper East Side, at 789. Caramel Baby & Child will have its first U.S. store at 1244. Brian Atwood begins his global expansion at 655. Canali will debut a flagship at 625.

Fall 2012

Joe Fresh’s pop-up at 1055 Madison Avenue has signed a permanent lease. Fabergé ’s jewel of a store debuted at 684. Michael Kors Lifestyle highlights accessories at 667. Fendi took the former Montblanc space at 598. Montblanc will open at 625, the former Baccarat space, as Baccarat moves to 635. Oscar de la Renta will double the size of its flagship at 772. Lanvin will debut a men’s-only shop at 815. Proenza Schouler opened at 822. Ristorante Morini will replace Centolire at 1167.

On the UPPER EAST SIDE, Spanish ballet flat brand Pretty Ballerinas is located at 26 E. 67th Street. Superdry opens its fourth Manhattan unit at 716 Lexington Avenue. The Fitness CellCollective keeps us in shape at 328 East 61st Street. Eau Spa by Cornelia has returned to the city at The Surrey Hotel, 20 East 76th Street. Essie has opened a flagship salon at 35 East 65th Street. Find Zadig & Voltaire inside the Mark Hotel at 25 East 77th Street. Christian Liaigre’s showroom at 34 East 61st Street offers amazing furnishings. Parisian bakery MaisonKayser has arrived at 1294 Third Ave. The Dream Downtown Hotel (355 West 16th Street) will replace Romera with a Japanese restaurant.

Fall 2012

On the UPPER WEST SIDE, IT’S SUGAR opened at 1880 Broadway, aka 15 Central Park West, between 61st and 62nd Streets. H&M will open at Time Warner Center. Casa Pomona will offer tapas at 507 Columbus Avenue.

In MIDTOWN, Nordstrom will finally establish a New York City flagship at 225 West 57th Street – in 2018. NordstromRack also plans a unit at 1095 Avenue of the Americas. Mackenzie-Childs is relocating uptown to 20 West 57th Street. Menswear specialist Onassis is opening a second store in the city at 61 West 49th Street. Bobbi Brown is making commuters more beautiful at Grand Central Terminal, while others enjoy a full day of pampering at the new Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa at the Chatwal Hotel (130 West 44th Street). Express will replace T.G.I. Friday’s at 1552 Broadway in a huge new flagship. LOFT’s first concept store debuted at 1230 Avenue of the Americas. Num Pang will bring its Cambodian sandwiches to 1129 Broadway. Nobu managing partner Richie Notar will open a seafood-heavy concept at The Lombardy Hotel (111 East 56th Street). Vegan café Blossom Du Jour will have an outpost at 617 Ninth Avenue. 99 Miles to Philly will open a second location for its cheesesteak sandwiches at 93 Third Avenue in September. Socarrat East, a third offering from Socarrat Paella Bar, has debuted at 953 Second Avenue. Brooklyn cheesecake legend Junior’s is opening a restaurant at 919 Third Avenue. The Gerber Group plans a new concept at the Westin New York GrandCentral (formerly the Helmsley Hotel). Ritz-Carlton Executive Chef Mark Arnao has taken over the hotel’s former BLT Market with a new restaurant concept. 1 Bite Mediterranean will bring its Turkish cuisine to a second location, at 875 Third Avenue. Work continues at the Willow Hotel, 120 West 57th Street.

Near HERALD SQUARE, musical instrument legend Sam Ash is moving one of its shops to 333 West 34th Street. Vince Camuto has come to 30 West 34th Street. Wait for 152 West 34th Street to become a giant, multi-level Crocs.

Fall 2012

In CHELSEA/MEATPACKING, Patagonia has taken a two-level space at 414 West 14th Street. Urban Space opened an outdoor dining and retail project at Washington and West 13th Streets on September 1. Owen brings emerging designers to 809 Washington Street. Christian Louboutin’s men’s boutique has arrived at 808-810 Washington St. Look for Hanro of Switzerland at the same address. ABC Cocina will replace Pipa at ABC Carpet & Home in October. Nearby in Union Square, Sephora unveiled its new renovation.

In GREENWICH VILLAGE, Patagonia is coming to 313 Bowery. Belgian sportswear maker Sarah Pacini is opening its first U.S. boutique at 350 Bleecker Street. Look for Washington, DC-based cycling studio Revolve at 52 East 13th Street. Agata & Valentina’s upscale groceries are at 64 University Place. Designer Kathy Kemp has relocated Anna to 330 East 11th Street.

Rent the Runway allows those high on style but short on cash to rent designer apparel at its new showroom (by appointment only) at 163 Varick Street. MM6 from Maison Martin Margiela has debuted at 363 Bleecker Street. Murray’s Cheese Bar, a sit-down dining offering from the Murray’s Cheese team, has come to 264 Bleecker Street.

In SOHO, Maison Ladurée will open its second sweet shop in the city at 398 West Broadway. Ghurka’s fine leather is taking a second boutique at 65 Prince Street. Warby Parker’s first stand-alone store will grace 121 Greene Street. Camper’s Houseof Shoes bowed at 110 Prince Street. Ernest Alexander has taken a permanent space at 98 Thompson Street. DwellStudio has debuted at 77 Wooster Street. Chloe will come to 93 Greene Street. Antiques shop Paula Rubenstein will relocate to 21 Bond Street in nearby NoHo. Isola Trattoria has opened in the Mondrian Soho at 9 Crosby Street. More Italian cuisine can be had at Galli, 45 Mercer Street. Eat Kosher at the new Jezebel, 323 West Broadway. La Perla signed for 434 W. Broadway

In NOLITA/TRIBECA/LOWER EAST SIDE, Intermix is looking for a location on Bowery in the spring. Joy Gryson’s accessories are coming to 106 Franklin Street. Block Headwear relocated to 89 East Houston Street. Vintage can be found at Portia & Manny, 151 Ludlow. Look for colorful sneakers and more at Superga’s first U.S. store, now open at 78 Crosby Street. Christian Siriano debuted his boutique at 252 Elizabeth Street. Reports are that IHOP will feed the hungry at 257 Church Street. The Hummus Shop is opening at 101 Ludlow Street. Construction of the Bowery Hotel at 185 - 191 Bowery has progressed. The empty lot at 215 Chrystie Street will be a condo/hotel, The Chrystie Street Hotel.

 

 


Faith Hope Consolo
Chairman, Retail Leasing & Sales Division
Prudential Douglas Elliman

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