Earlier this month, ATNY's AmyA shared her experience and some amazing photos of Greenpoint's West and Green. This week, The New York Times sent our favorite critical shopper, Mike Albo, to the store in Greenpoint. Albo brings the perfect blend of aghast reactions to over-the-top prices and pop-culture references to his profile of the store. For example, when discussing an ostrich-skin-covered dresser, Albo writes: "It looked like something Kim from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" would charge to Big Poppa, then fill with her nauseating bustiers."...
After reading AmyA's profile and Mike Albo's Critical Shopper column, we are really looking forward to checking out West and Green. A fun read: Critical Shopper: The Cost-of-Living-Stylishly Index.
Images: Robert Wright for The New York Times