An orb of mauve and pale pink roses bursts from a thin glass vase. Hoops of lily grass and skinny stalks of equisetum frame fuchsia orchids. Such are the inventive components of Boggan's Florist’s eye-catching and diverse collection of flowers, which can suit any occasion. The shop’s floral experts are happy to guide customers through the vast selection, helping them hone in on their ideal arrangement.
In addition to exotic and classic blooms, the shop also stocks gifts and treats, from a dozen Belgian chocolate-covered strawberries to stuffed bears that play birthday songs or reminders to feed the fish. Additionally, the florists use their keen eyes to arrange gift baskets filled with gourmet food, fresh fruits, or spa products.
The friendly staff at this vintage-infused downtown boutique helps shoppers stuff their wardrobes with fashionable apparel from well-known and up-and-coming designers. Ladies can suit up for formal cocktail parties and formal grocery-store runs with sleek black dresses from Thalia ($120), and men can don threads from labels such as Rocksmith, made famous by the award-winning rap artist and three-time bronze-medal curling champion Lil Wayne. Shoes, such as a blue pumps from Jessica Simpson ($88) or wheat-colored angus loafers from Pointer Footwear, keep toes stylishly safe from bubblegum on the pavement, and shirts such as the blue Original Penguin polo ($59) help men hide marriage-proposal chest tattoos until just the right time.
The Collage Dance Collective assists prospective choreographers and aesthetic expressers in their exploration of classical and contemporary ballet, with a mission to maintain a multicultural aesthetic and to expose more African American students to classical ballet training. The deal grants those looking to add nimble and graceful movements to their swagger access to one of six classes, including Ballet I (ages 4–8), Ballet Boys I (ages 4–8), Adult Ballet (ages 15+), and Creative Movement, where dancers can express their exquisite appreciation of corn dogs through dance. Acrobatic scholars will learn proper alignment, basic ballet positions, and how to coordinate movements, all in a fun, uplifting environment for males and females alike. Students can check the school's dress code to determine what type of leotard and tights they'll need to don for each class, to avoid being the dancer who confused the word "leotard" with "Leonard Nimoy costume."
Offering a head-spinning selection of charming papers, attention-grabbing invitations, fun scrapbooking supplies, and gifts, Mrs. Post features items for even the pickiest of papyrus partisans. Peruse fetching note cards and imprintables to help tech-dependent grannies bask in the comforting glow of nostalgia, or pick up a wishing tree ($42) to make showers, birthdays, and Civil War reenactments more memorable. Tikes will expose semi-toothy grins at the sight of adorable hand-knit animals ($36 each) and animal backpacks ($42 each), while their parents fashionably freight portable papers with the aid of nautical totes and goodie bags ($9–$27). Stock up on delightful gifts, and add pizzazz to holiday correspondence without stuffing envelopes with messy glitter bombs thanks to today’s Groupon to Mrs. Post.
The New York Suit Exchange specializes in providing formal men's attire at prices that non–landed gentry can afford. With two locations and over 15,000 suits for sale in each store, the Suit Exchange carries an abundance of duds available for every bodily appendage. Today's deal is valid for anything in stock, from shirts, pants, and ties to shoes, belts, and socks. Even sale items and suit packages are fair game. The Economizer is one such suit package, providing one suit, one pair of shoes, one dress shirt, one silk tie, one leather belt, and one pair of socks for $129.99. Keep toes tapping stylishly with a pair of black-leather lace-up shoes from Adolfo ($49.99) or a striped red tie set ($14.99) for the Harry Potter cosplay party. Stock up on dress shirts in a variety of materials and colors ($14.99–$29.99), or hold it all together with a leather belt ($14.99).
The stylishly decorated boutique elegantly displays its army of accessories on easy-to-view shelves and pedestals. Slip a bare shoulder into the strap of a Big Buddha, Melie Bianco, or Rampage purse (all less than $100) or a bare foot into a pair of Vince pumps ($99), Coconuts wedges ($63), or Ciao Bella flats ($69). Have a friendly staffer help prepare you for the onslaught of autumn with a Nick & Mo coat or an Echo scarf. Those looking to spruce up the glitz of any outfit can peruse an assortment of costume jewelry ($10–$100). To view more prices, products, and known friends of More Therapy, check out its Facebook page.