Asian Women Owned Boutiques:
Lower East Side Shopping Night
November 27, 2012
Designer Kim Phan first launched Yumi Kim in 2004. With collections full of vintage bodies and flirty prints, her designs became an instant hit with fashionistas, magazine editors, and celebrities establishing it as the go-to brand for silk printed dresses, jumpers, tops, shorts, and jackets. The store also carries hand-picked vintage accessories, bags, and shoes. Yumi Kim has been featured in magazines such as Lucky, People, US Weekly, In Touch, InStyle, and Cosmopolitan. Celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Stephanie Pratt, Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kendra Wilkinson, Audrina Patridge, Busy Philipps, Camila Alves, Gabrielle Union, and Lauren Conrad have all been photographed in Yumi Kim.
Szeki is a multifaceted concept store offering a carefully curated range of one-off clothing, as well as a private collection of jewelry, apparel and accessories designed by founder, Szeki Chan. Szeki started locally on the Lower East Side, selling her handmade jewelry collection from a vintage cabinet on the front stoop of her apartment building. Opening her first store in 2008, Szeki stocked a meticulously edited collection of one-off clothing along with her own jewelry line. In just four short years Szeki has grown to include her popular retail store, the exclusive handcrafted jewelry collection, and now the store's own label, 7115. 7115 is to committed chic, effortless, on-trend designs using only the highest quality materials. All items are designed by Szeki in NYC.
Om Yogi Handicrafts
Diku Sherpa’s lovely small store carries a broad range of Asian sterling silver jewelry, handicrafts, boxes, bags, hats and much more. You will find lovely and unusual gifts to delight your friends and pick up some exquisite affordable items for yourself as well.