The other day, I went to check out Pas de Deux (for the blog bien sur, strictly business) in the East Village, which is the new womenswear counterpart to Odin, the menswear favorite of the East Village. (Get it–Pas de Deux?) I liked Pas de Deux…the design is clean and chic with a checkered gray floor and pretty chandeliers, very Parisienne. But I wasn’t blown away. The brands are admittedly good, but the selection is pretty standard: Alexander Wang, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Rag and Bone (the three of which I’m beginning to think of as the troika), Clu, and Vena Cava. There are also Repetto shoes and accessories (including some cute sunglasses.)Worth a visit if you’re in the East Village.
PAS DE DEUX:
328 E. 11th St., between First and Second Avenues