Portmanteau

  • Location: Brooklyn, New York

This small shop in Williamsburg features a well-edited collection of vintage and gently-used furnishings and accessories. Located near the corner of Grand and Wythe, the shop's small footprint translates to an ever-changing array of merchandise ranging from large-scale storage pieces and sofas, to eclectic knick-knacks and table ware...

On a recent visit we spied a Hudson Bay trading blanket and the deteriorating shell of a Saarinen womb chair (second photo in link), ready to be re-foamed and re-upholstered. The prices are reasonable (for New York City) and frequent visits are encouraged if you don't want to miss anything.