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We have long had a loyal allegiance to New York beauty brand Malin+Goetz, and welcomed the opening of its third boutique worldwide with open arms. Known for its inimitable union of style and substance, founders Matthew Malin and Andrew Goetz have opted for Manhattan’s understated Upper West Side for their newest outpost.

The store stands on the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and 82nd Street, which is known locally as ‘le gran esquina’ (the big corner.) Like its two other apothecaries in Chelsea, Manhattan and Osaka, Japan, the new space bears its own neighbourhood trademark. As this space was previously occupied by a Puerto Rican barbershop, Malin+Goetz have retained the original barbershop sign, in tribute to the location’s heritage.

On the inside, a melting pot of components co-exists. Neoclassical walnut panels salvaged from a demolished Long Island mansion are juxtaposed with the clinical white counter and features first seen in the Chelsea store. Brooklyn-based architect Craig Konyk is responsible for the eclectic revamp. While the idiosyncratic features of the interior help to frame and divide the space, they also emphasise the Victorian building’s original tin ceiling and brick foundation, making this store a must for any Malin+Goetz devotee.


455 Amsterdam Avenue
Corner of 82nd Street
New York New York 10024


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Jack Moss is the Fashion Features Editor at Wallpaper*, joining the team in 2022. Having previously been the digital features editor at AnOther and digital editor at 10 and 10 Men magazines, he has also contributed to titles including i-D, Dazed, 10 Magazine, Mr Porter’s The Journal and more, while also featuring in Dazed: 32 Years Confused: The Covers, published by Rizzoli. He is particularly interested in the moments when fashion intersects with other creative disciplines – notably art and design – as well as championing a new generation of international talent and reporting from international fashion weeks. Across his career, he has interviewed the fashion industry’s leading figures, including Rick Owens, Pieter Mulier, Jonathan Anderson, Grace Wales Bonner, Christian Lacroix, Kate Moss and Manolo Blahnik.