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 (some history).
we are consistently named as one of the top 10 secondhand stores in NYC, and have received much love from local, and international press, including features in: goop, thrillist, buzzfeed, vanity fair, time out ny, gothamist, refinery 29, ny times, teen vogue, 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."
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.