store owners lily ciccarone, carrie peterson, cindy wheeler and beth moon-burgess
not pictured cindy and adrian. photo by carly boonparn
beacon's closet is a home grown and locally owned operation. we are a 100% brooklyn based, female founded company, that embraces sustainability and ethical business practices. beacon's provides a living wage to our employees, offering 100% health insurance coverage for full timers, paid maternity and paternity leave, and paid vacation/personal days. each store has a common partner, founder carrie peterson, and partnerships with previous beacon's managers, cindy wheeler, cindy h, adrian d, beth moon-burgess, and lily ciccarone.
we are consistently listed as one of the top 10 stores in NYC, and have received much love from local, and international press, including features in: vanity fair, time out ny, gothamist, racked, jane, lucky, the village voice, ny times, italian vogue, french vogue, crains, and the wall street journal.
time out ny lists us as #1, in their feature of NYC's 10 best shops:
"Beacon’s Closet for mountains of vintage and a killer shoe selection."
racked lists us in their top 12 resale stores in nyc:
"Beacon's Closet has become one of the most well-known, oft-visited buy-sell-trade stores in New York, scouted by TV stylists, dug through by the fashion-conscious, and thoroughly searched by students and those on a budget."
new york magazine lists us in their best stores guide:
"These chic little shops are stuffed with stylish, lightly used downtown essentials and groovy vintage pieces"
paper magazine calls us "Environmentally- and trendy- friendly":
"The Closet keeps the locals and out-of-towners groovily dressed for less."
vanity fair lists us as #5 in their guide to williamsburg.