In the mood for some retail therapy? Brooklyn, New York, offers plenty of one-of-a-kind boutiques for your shopping pleasure. Shopping in Brooklyn is a different experience from Manhattan’s Madison Avenue and is leagues above the average suburban mall. Fifth Avenue in Park Slope is one of the best streets for women’s clothing and home furnishings. You can also visit Williamsburg or Prospect heights for unique, locally-made items. No matter where you end up, you’re sure to find the perfect outfit, gift, or souvenir.
Spend a Day Shopping in Brooklyn
Brooklyn Industries is a cutting-edge design company that engages the local community in art, clothing, design, and style. They sell clothing and handbags at 16 retail stores, nine of which are located in Brooklyn. As an added bonus, the brand is dedicated to environmental preservation and sustainability. They use organic materials to create their clothes and 100% natural wind energy to power their stores. Visit Brooklyn Industries on Fifth Avenue, just a 5-minute drive from our inn.
Also located on Fifth Avenue, DNA Footwear first opened in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, in 2004. They now have seven retail stores throughout New York City and an online shopping site. Browse a wide variety of shoes for men, women, and children, or pick up accessories like bags and wallets. With more than 150 domestic and international brands, DNA’s signature rustic-chic boutiques have become a favorite spot for trendsetters.
The Clay Pot
For beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry, look no further than The Clay Pot. This boutique on Seventh Avenue is one of the most talked about jewelry stores in New York and features wedding and commitment rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and more. They even have a large collection of men’s jewelry including cufflinks and watches. The Clay Pot is the perfect place to pick up a gift for someone you love!
The Brooklyn Flea is a must-see when shopping in Brooklyn – or anywhere else in the city! Founded in April 2008, the Flea is one of New York City’s top attractions and operates every weekend of the year. Visitors can browse hundreds of top vendors selling everything from vintage furniture and clothing to jewelry, art, and crafts. The markets are held outdoors from April through November in Fort Greene and DUMBO, then move indoors to a single location from November through March. Visit the Brooklyn Flea website for event times and locations.
Book Your Stay with At Home In Brooklyn!
After you shop ’til you drop, make your way back to our Prospect Park bed and breakfast and relax! Our comfortable guest rooms have everything you need to unwind, including cozy feather beds and beautiful views. Join us for a delicious breakfast the next morning before exploring the many shops, restaurants, museums, and other attractions in town. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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