WHEN IN NEW YORK

Let’s hear it for New York! The city of dreams has everything we could wish for: sustainable shops and cool hangouts. Here’s a selection of shops and markets to visit when in New York.

Brooklyn markets

From April – November we highly recommend the Fort Greene Flea market on Saturdays. This market is held at a 40,000-square-foot schoolyard at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School. You’ll find a great mix of vintage and local designer pieces and it breathes an old-fashioned town square vibe. Next: the Smorgasburg food bonanza on the Williamsburg waterfront at East River State Park. It offers delicious food from New York city and its region, a city beach and a stunning view on the Manhattan skyline. Don’t forget to try the organic caramel/sea-salt ice cream! Also stop by artists & fleas Williamsburg, an art, design and vintage market.

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Designer shops in Soho

Get inspired in the Stella McCartney store in Soho (112 Greene Street), one of the world’s leading fashion designers with a commitment to sustainability. In the same street you’ll find the Melissa store with a complete range of cruelty-free and recyclable shoes. Bubblegum scent included.

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Living room concert

Meet locals and hear them play during a living room concert by Sofar sounds. Check the website when you’re in town and attend a gig at an unforgettable space in NYC.

Illustration: James Gulliver Hancock

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