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Kinfolk Welcomes London Pop-Up, Offers Womenswear For the First Time

(photo: You Must Create)

(photo: You Must Create)

Kinfolk has been occupying a significant slice of Williamsburg’s bustling Wythe Avenue for some time now, with their event and studio space at 90 Wythe and their adjacent Kinfolk 94, a multidisciplinary space with a menswear boutique at its front. The company’s clothing has a multifaceted basis in streetwear, sportswear, and heritage styles, offering a variety of pieces such as bold and colorful bomber jackets, pastel-hued blazers, Kinfolk-branded Adidas jerseys, and poppy graphic tees.

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Gents, You Can Now Slip Into Some Custom Boots With Chilean Rodeo Roots

Eric Pitzer at Sitrana's new Williamsburg shop (Photo: Nicole Disser)

Eric Pitzer at Sitrana’s new Williamsburg shop (Photo: Nicole Disser)

If you had to spend a day stopping in at every shop in Brooklyn that hawks bespoke menswear, by sunset you’d need a very tall glass of whiskey indeed. Custom, handmade shoes, on the other hand, are a tradition that’s relatively hard to find around these yrts, even as a hipster revivalist thing.

That probably explains why Eric Pitzer– a guy who back in 2010 ditched his unfulfilling corporate day job in Ohio and ran away to Santiago, Chile (a place he’d never been before) to work in a tire factory– felt like he had come across something really special when he met Jaime Cardemil. “Here, shoemaking is kind of a lost thing,” Pitzer said.

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GQ’s ‘Best New Menswear Designer’ Opens a Williamsburg Flagship

(Photos courtesy of The Hill-Side)

(Photos courtesy of The Hill-Side)

With shops like Kai D., Feltraiger, and Robert James, Williamsburg is increasingly becoming a destination for discerning dudes seeking dashing duds. The latest local designer to open a store of its own is The Hill-Side, a six-year-old brand with roots in both NYC and Japan.

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Williamsburg Gets a New Shop For Natty Menswear and Beard Pomade

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

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(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

(Photos courtesy of Feltraiger)

After closing its Lower East Side store in December, Feltraiger soft-opened in Williamsburg this past weekend, quietly joining the neighborhood’s Grand Street strip. The new store is just off of Bedford, in what was previously the home of our pop-up Newsroom.
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