With Sabit NYC in the Dust, New Gallery Shop Debuts at 43 Clinton Street

Posted on: July 15th, 2016 at 5:17 am by
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You won’t hear the cawing parrot outside 43 Clinton Street anymore. A mascot for Sabit the Shopp, the pet no longer has a retail home.

Sabit, the urban apparel boutique, called it quits in May. It had been slinging Japanese-style streetwear
on Clinton Street since late 2014. Not quite two years in business here. We’re told that the shutter was something to do with the rent. It’s not the end of the road for head designer Shoichi Amemiya, though. Sabit maintains its e-commerce site.

The space didn’t sit dormant for very long. A new gallery-slash-boutique swooped in a few weeks ago and already re-decorated the store. Its owner says the establishment – dubbed “N1” – will be open tomorrow.

The loss of Sabit was the fourth retail closure on the block so far this year. The Little Shoe Store foundered at the end of March (sinced replaced); Anthom boutique shuttered shortly thereafter, having lasted a mere six months at 9 Clinton Street (they’re survived at this address by relative newcomer Ma Non Troppo); and the Boesky Gallery likewise threw in the towel.

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The Sabit mascot, September 2015

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