Admire the trademark cast-iron lofts in this itin, but note many shops are closed Sundays. Begin with a cupcake and cuppa at 75 Franklin St (cnr Broadway) at Billy’s Bakery (see Cawfee), then cross the street and dive clawfirst into R20th Century at #82 / 212 343 7979 / r20thcentury.com / with big design names plus some hidden modernist finds. Exit right, taking note of the splash-tastic AIRE Ancient Baths (see Spa) ahead at #88.
Cross Church St. to find on your left at #103 Steven Alan Annex / 212 343 0692 / with great button-up shirts for m/w, plus denim and accessories. Across the road at #102 is the delightfully locavore-minded market All Good Things / 212 925 5081 / allgoodthingsny.com / packed with artisan edibles. Exit left and trot across busy W Broadway and Varick St., then on the left at #143 is Urban Archaeology / 212 431 4646 / urbanarchaeology.com / for salvage and early C.20th repro fittings. Patron of the New at #151 / 212 966 7144 / patron ofthenew.com / stocks under-the-radar m/w threads; across at #158 the airy Steven Alan Home Shop / 646 402 9661 / stevenalan.com / is chokka with new and vintage homeware plus the designer’s capsule furny collection. Up on the corner is geek-chic Thom Browne / enter at 100 Hudson St. / 212 633 1197 / thombrowne.com, then scoot back and duck left on Franklin for #177 Shinola / 917 728 3000 / shinola.com, Detroit watchmakers who also specialise in natty bikes, plus espresso bar in front. Exit left and spy Nobu on the corner, then continue up Hudson and right at N Moore for Espasso at #38 / 212 219 0017 / espasso.com / with vintage, reissued and modern Brazilian furny. Don’t miss Playing Mantis at # 32 / 646 484 6845 / friendlymantis.com / a magical space full of vintage tot toys and artwork, and Room on the corner at #25 / 212 226 1045 / roomonline.com / with yet more home goods. Now retrace left and down Hudson four blocks to Duane, then nip right until you reach suiting Shangri-la via Hong Kong import The Armoury at #168 / 646 613 7613 / thearmoury .com, with impeccable tailoring + a plethora of MTM options. Phew! You’re done. Exit right and scoot left onto W Broadway to finish at buzzy neighbourhood brasserie The Odeon at #145 / 212 233 0507 / theodeonrestaurant.com. Easy as pie.