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Harlem's Heaven Hat Boutique
2538 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.
(At West 147 Street)
212-491-7706
open Tuesday through Saturday
12pm to 6pm.
Accepts all major credit cards.

Harlem's Heaven designs hats of only the highest quality. We specialize in shipping top quality hats around the world.

We have designed custom hats for clients over the years and have made a small number of Collections available to clients not able to visit our shop in New York. This means you (and our other exclusive clientele around the globe) can buy our world-renowned hats. You can stay up with the latest fashions even if you can't make it to New York.

Evetta, our head designer, went to the highly reputable Fashion Institute of Technology. Since we only offer styles that are consistent with the hottest fashion trends, she regularly updates each Collection with new hats. Our hats have been featured in a variety of newspapers and magazines including the New York Times, Crain’s NY, and the New York Daily News. We have also been featured on Television including Europe’s “Shop the World” fashion show with David Emanuel. We also design custom hats and special orders are welcome

The Brownstone:
Harlem's First Fashion Enclave

24 E. 125th St.
(between Fifth & Madison Avenues)
New York, NY
212-996-7980 phone
www.102brownstone.com

 

This lifestyle shop offers a unique, private shopping experience for customers seeking quality, value and personal attention. It is indicative of Harlem's glory days with beautiful woodwork, high ceilings, stained glass and fireplaces.

More than 40 local designers provide goods for the store ranging from apparel and millinery to fine jewelry, artwork, and cosmetics.

While The Brownstone concentrates primarily on ethnically inspired fashions for women; currently, there is a small collection of menswear, with plans for more in the future. Owner, Princess Jenkins, says, "We're building the first African-American department store in Harlem, giving clients what they want..fashion, style and beauty."

N Harlem New York
114 W 116th St
between Malcolm X Blvd (Lenox Ave) & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (7th Ave)
New York, NY
212-961-1036 phone
www.nharlemnewyork.com

"Next Stop, HARLEM...Manhattan's northern reaches have become the latest destination for style hunters" - Travel & Leisure Magazine / January 2007. N was one of the shops profiled in that issue!

N aspires to pioneer upscale retail in Harlem. Owners Larry Ortiz, Nikoa Evans and Lenn Shebar provide their fellow neighborhood locals with 4,000 square feet of elegant urban garb. The ground floor caters to women, stocking beauty products, funky tees and denim, as well as more-sophisticated goods. The subterranean level is devoted to menswear, including smart distressed shirts from Denim Factory, one of many local black-owned labels showcased in the shop. 

Hats by Bunn
2283 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. (Seventh Avenue)
New York, NY 10030
212-694-3590 phone

Harlem's a community and culture that loves hats and Bunn's a master, designing classic originals for all seasons.

 

Harlem Underground
Retail Store

20 E. 125th Street
between Fifth and Madison
New York, NY 10029
212-987-9385 phone
www.harlemunderground.com

We at Harlem Underground have spent our lives living the "Harlem Experience." This world-famous community is rich in culture and has produced some of the worlds most popular stars in fashion, music, art, and sports.

A large part of Harlem Underground's mission is to share the style, energy and the spirit of this wonderful village with the rest of the world. In an effort to accomplish this goal, we strive to create merchandise of the highest quality and standard that is reflective of the aura that Harlem enjoys internationally.

B. Oyamma
2330 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10030-2538
Phone: (212) 234-5128
Fax: (212) 234-5561
info@boyamahomme

 

Images of Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, and Nat King Cole aptly adorn B. Oyama Homme, a Harlem men's boutique that sells tailor-cut suits; an assortment of shirts; and haberdashery items such as ties, pocket squares, gloves, cuff links, and suspenders. "I love to see a well-dressed man," beams the proprietor, Bernard Oyama.

His background, experience, passion, and current location have all converged at quite an opportune time. He concurs: "I didn't plan it, but the timing is perfect." Not only is Harlem enjoying a resurgence, but so is the suit. Oyama is often regaled with stories by older Harlemites of how being well appointed was at one time more than a fashion statement: it was proper etiquette. It was once considered inappropriate for a man to walk the streets without a hat. Oyama intends to be an integral part of once again raising the standard.