Yuming at Freshness
has shared a fantastic list of toy and sneaker stores all over NYC. Thanks Yuming!
360 toy group
Toys, Toys, toys.
239 Eldridge st. (Next to NORT/Recon)
Store brand and other gear.
178 Orchard Street (Btwn Houston Street and Stanton Street)
Alife Rivington Club
They've got the usual quickstrike stuff. They've got Adidas and Nike. They had artist series. They've got a selection of very exclusive stuff behind glass.
158 Rivington Street (Between Suffolk St and Clinton St)
298 Elizabeth Street
(212) 979 9514
Our report on classickicks
We were told they've got some cool gear there, quickstrikes and all. We'll check out ISA soon.
88 North 6th Street (Very close to KCDC)
99 North 10th Street (Very close to ISA)
718 387 9006
Our report on kcdc
Kid robot East
Toys, Toys, toys.
126 Prince St.
(212) 966 6688
New York Kinokuniya Bookstore
Get Relax, Sneaker Jack, and your all you japanese magazines here.
10 West 49th Street (Near Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center)
(212) 765 7766
Nike Energy Gallery
Seen two exhibitions here. The previous one was the Laser exhibition. Hours are strange.
Wed, Thurs & Fri 6-8pm ; Sat 1-6pm
255 Elizabeth Street (Near Houston Street and near Prohibit)
They've been getting some Euro exclusive stuff. They held it down with the Stash Air Force 1, Stash Artist Series and Air Force 1 Laser. They selection is pretty hot. Lots of stuff you don't see else where.
235 Eldridge Street (Btwn Houston St and Stanton St. Next to Recon/360 Toy Group)
The only shop I know in NY that has Bape Sta Sneakers. They've got their quickstrike and some more exclusive stuff behind the glass case.
694 Fulton St (Btw. Ft. Green Pl & S. Elliot)
(718) 403 9348
Nike shoes, Prohibit gear, denim, shoes. METHAMPHIBIAN has some stuff in here.
269 Elizabeth Street
They've got the Recon Brand some toys and some BAPE stuff.
237 Eldridge Street (Next to NORT/360 Toy Group)
They've got clothes and Nike Sneakers. Mostly quickstrikes. The artist series landed here.
140 Wooster Street (Near Kid Robot)
SSUR / SSUR Plus
Mostly Clothing. they've got some custom nikes. Never really been here. Forgot which is which
7 Spring Street (Near Bowery Street)
219a Mulberry Street
7 Spring St Map | 219a Mulberry Map
276 Lafayette Street (Next to supreme, use the supreme map)
You know what's here.
274 Lafayette Street (Near Houston Street)
121 Second Ave. (East Village. Near 7th St.)
Mostly Clothing, maybe 3-5 pairs of rare shoes for sale. Last we saw, Jordans were there.
172 Spring Street (near West Broadway)
Good assortment of Design books from around the world. One of the two shops you'll find Relax, the Other is Kinokuniya. They also got a selection of toys as well.
147 Grand Street (Close to Supreme)
(212) 431 3961
The Large retailers
Listed in the priority of worth checking out to it's not worth getting paid to go in.
6 East 57th Street, 57th & 5th Ave
Gotta to love it. Get all your Adidas stuff here.
136 Wooster Street
They do have a quickstrike account, their pricing is weird. Some are cheaper and some are just overly expensive.
Transit Clothing Store
Same as Active Warehouse, owned by the same people
665 Broadway Fl 1
New York, NY 10012
They get their stuff. Some quickstrike. They get samples and have them on display with dates on them. If you've got nice sneakers on, the employees are very talkative.
33 West 34th Street, btwn 5th Ave & 6th Ave
Dope! Can't believe the finds I got here. Lots of older stuff, 3-9 months old. The West 45th Street store is the better shop.
25 West 45th Street, btwn. 5th Ave & 6th Ave
1079 Sixth Avenue, 40th & 6th
B Jay's / A Jay's
"Is worth checking out... It's a nice 'off the beaten track' place that has a good selection of pumas and adidas." Thanks Susannah.
8th Avenue, b/w 36th & 37th