Weekend strolls and shopping go hand-in-hand in Brooklyn. There’s something special about casually wandering around the neighborhoods, discovering new (or new to you) boutiques, and ending the day with a lovely dinner at a local restaurant. Sounds great, right? If so, Cobble Hill awaits your visit.
Recently declared New York City’s most tree-lined neighborhood (thanks to 5,783 trees per square mile), Cobble Hill spans 40 blocks nestled between Boerum Hill and Carroll Gardens – two equally popular neighborhoods. Among the many beautiful brownstones, you’ll find some of Brooklyn’s best shops and boutiques.
From hidden gems to famous favorites, there’s something for everyone in Cobble Hill. For the best shopping in Cobble Hill, we recommend the following spots.
Apparel and Accessories
If clothes and accessories are your shopping catnip, Cobble Hill has you covered. Love contemporary fashion from independent designers and clothing labels? You’ll find your new favorite at Article&. Like its name suggests, Something Else on Smith offers a mix of trendsetting independent and name brand fashions for men and women.
You’ll find lots of women’s, men’s and children’s styles at Haus of Hanz along with accessories, shoes, jewelry, salon and grooming products, and home furnishings. Meg specializes in locally made apparel for women that’s designed by women for everyday life in Brooklyn. For the latest boho fashions and designs, be sure to stop by Free People.
If you like checking out shops that offer unique gifts or niche items, there are plenty of speciality shops along Smith and Court Streets in Cobble Hill.
Avid readers will make Books Are Magic their second home thanks to its selection of books and gifts. Plus, they host special events like a children’s storytime and even have a monthly book subscription service, too. Collyer’s Mansion is the place to go for eco-friendly furnishings, handmade jewelry, sophisticated home decor, original artwork, fixtures, lighting and more from around the world.
Like the look of tattoos but not the permanency? Stop by Tattly and decorate yourself with temporary tattoos designed by independent artists. Discover new uncommon gifts along with some of the best vintage jewelry, accessories, toys and other rare finds at Woods Grove. It’s board games galore at The Brooklyn Strategist! Browse their huge selection of new and classic games or join some friends for a day of “Walk-In Play”.
These are just a few of the many singular stores to be found in the Cobble Hill Community. Located about two miles away, Cobble Hill is easily accessible by foot, car or public transit for 363 Bond Street residents. Take some time this fall to plan a trip to this popular destination for shopping, dining and entertainment. You’ll be glad you did!