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Brooklyn shop offers locally made clothes and goods

Shopping locally for food is relatively easy in New York City, but getting clothing and other goods made here can be more of a challenge.

By Margaret Badore - Source: http://www.treehugger.com

Photo © Margaret Badore

Photo © Margaret Badore


“We try to support local designers as well as manufacturers,” Natasha Samoylenko told me when I went to visit her shop. Trunk is an airy storefront on Jay Street in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Yes, there is something quintessentially “Brooklyn” about a store that specializes in locally made goods, but this shop is as practical as it is cool. Shopping locally for food is relatively easy in New York City, but getting clothing and other goods made here can be more of a challenge. Trunk proves that it can be done.

Photo © Margaret Badore

Photo © Margaret Badore

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