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Chic in New York: Etos

by habituallychic

01 . 21 . 11
I’ve written about Etos before but they have recently renovated their space and it’s definitely worth another look.  The store is owned by Mercedes Desios and Alberto Villalobos who met while they were students at the New York School of Interior Design.  They share not only a store but an interior design business and the chicest sense of style.  Mercedes is Italian and Alberto is Colombian and it seems like they are always flying off somewhere exotic to source for the shop and holiday.  They are not only talented but honestly two of the nicest people I’ve ever met.  Their travels mean the shop is an eclectic mix of antiques, accessories and new pieces.  I especially love the pre-Colombian bowls that Alberto brings back from visiting his family.  I hope you’ll stop by the next time you’re downtown. 
67 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003

Mercedes Desios and Alberto Villalobos

Photos by Heather Clawson for Habitually Chic

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  1. Sheri @ Make It POP! January 21, 2011 | 4:59 pm

    What is that glass spherical thingy in the 6th pic down? I love it, what every it is. Wish they had a store in Chicago!

  2. abode love January 21, 2011 | 5:00 pm

    I would love to play house for a day in such a beautiful and inspiring store! Thanks for sharing!


  3. Kathy January 21, 2011 | 5:27 pm

    Ahhh to be in New York and have access to such a place……oh well…Thanks for sharing ….k

  4. jones January 21, 2011 | 5:29 pm

    OH!!! They get it. This is amazing cross-cultural timeless inventory and design. Pure heaven! Thanks for highlighting this super team.

  5. Luciane at HomeBunch.com January 21, 2011 | 6:44 pm

    This is a fabulous post and I’m so glad I came here today… love all the neutral tones and well it flows.

    I hope you have a fun weekend… stay warm! 🙂


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  6. signingworks January 21, 2011 | 7:54 pm

    I just found your blog, love all the gorg decor! Such great ideas 🙂

  7. Rebekah January 22, 2011 | 12:10 am

    Loving the gray and taupe color schemes. So clean and very English!

  8. Tonia of Chic Modern Vintage January 22, 2011 | 1:02 am

    **sigh** I love it all that’s the sad part.

  9. tdclassicist January 22, 2011 | 2:42 am

    The store looks very promising. It is always great to learn if a new source. __ The Devoted Classicist

  10. SHERRY HART January 22, 2011 | 10:29 am

    Hmmm…looks like a fabulous store. Next time I am in NYC I will be sure to visit. Thanks!

  11. Renee Finberg January 22, 2011 | 1:34 pm

    what a great shop!!
    i could use many many things for clients there.

    there is not much down here like that shop.

  12. susan r. January 22, 2011 | 2:00 pm

    Gorgeous, putting this on my list. I want that green horse!

  13. Pablo January 23, 2011 | 12:02 am
  14. ArchitectDesign™ January 24, 2011 | 2:42 am

    It’s gorgeous, I have to stop in next time I’m in the city!

  15. thebroguetrader January 24, 2011 | 4:17 am

    I want it all! Great photos!


  16. Pam January 24, 2011 | 4:46 am

    The new Etos store is beyond chic. I could totally live there.

  17. A.J.Barnes January 24, 2011 | 1:42 pm

    I love the product and how they have styled the space. I haven’t had a ‘favorite’ since Coconut Company closed, so maybe Etos will fill that slot. I’ll be checking it out next time I’m in the city!


  18. Danielle Boudrot January 24, 2011 | 6:42 pm

    fabulous pictures! thank you for this post! A wonderful look at this ultra stylish store through your eyes!

  19. Diane Bergeron January 27, 2011 | 11:51 pm

    Great use of the table lamps, loving the look! Gosh, I miss New York! But I certainly don’t miss the weather…Sunny and Blue skies in Australia!