Last night, Rachel Comey's first brick-and-mortar store opened right next to her very own apartment in Soho. The expansive shop on Crosby Street (you may recognize it as an old carpet dealer) is a mecca for all things Comey, like easy frocks, structured jumpsuits, and, of course, those shoes
. Still, Rachel insists she knows nothing about retail and that the journey to opening those now-coveted doors (not to mention to becoming one of New York's darling designers) was one lead heavily by instinct. Ahead, we chat first jobs, shoplifters, and the family biz.Rachel Comey
, 95 Crosby Street (at Prince Street).
Photographed by Atisha Paulson