Downtown devotees have been eagerly passing by the old Yohji Yamamoto location to peek in and spy the fur-filled, white marble interior: Wunderkind Alexander Wang just opened his first store. Not only does this mark a moment in NYC fashion (it appears the avant is now the established garde), but it also caps off the Fashion Week flurry of store openings. As February winds down, we'll get a jump on deeming these six freshly opened spots as some of the coolest shop launches of 2011. And with Mulberry and agnès b. on the horizon, we have to say, the year is shaping up to be a reverie of rad retail. Take a look to see if your newest favorite go-to made our list, or if we've spied a secret destination you just wouldn't want to miss.
Click on through to see all the new stores that have to be on your retail radar!