Sabon, the Israeli purveyor of luxurious bath, body, hair and home products has closed five of its nine Manhattan locations — and the Upper West Side store, located on Broadway between 70th and 71st Streets, is one of them. “With everything that happened with COVID-19, we were unable to sustain them all,” said Olivia, an assistant manager at the Chelsea store, which remains open, as does one on Sixth Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets. Sabon filed for Chapter 11 in May. The good news is, it has instituted a “call and carry” service that allows you to place an order by phone to any of the remaining store locations found here. You can either pick up your order, or have it shipped by UPS, which should only take 3-5 days within the city. Thanks to Bobby Panza and Upper West Sider for the tips.
All four Jean Louis David salons in Manhattan have closed, including the one on Broadway between 75th and 76th Streets. When the founder for whom they were named died in May, 2019, The New York Times wrote, “ In 1970, he created his own technique for a haircut with different, deliberately placed layers. The method for what became known as a dégradé cut resulted in styles that were easy to maintain at home, suited many women and looked markedly different than many styles of the era. These haircuts had a loose feel and flattered the contours of a woman’s face. In French, a style cut in this way was known as “la coupe sauvage” — the wild cut. It became one of Mr. David’s trademarks.”
Mayson Cleaners 2, at 215 Amsterdam Avenue, between 69th and 70th Street, went out of business on July 29th. Thanks to Jonathan for the tip.
Unleashed by Petco at 159 Columbus Avenue between 67th and 68th Streets closed its doors late last month. The store is directing people to their 3rd Avenue location. Thanks to Temi for the tip.