Gallery: The Fancy Fox Thrift Shop Opens Near 5 Pointz and PS1 in Long ...

Many in-the-know New Yorkers are familiar with Queens graffiti mecca 5 Pointz, but very few are privy to the new thrift shop that recently opened up right next to it. Dubbed The Fancy Fox (after a dapperly dressed fox figurine that owner Carolina Penafiel has had for years), the small jewel of a store boasts pre-loved treasures that are just as colorful and unique as the tagged art that covers the walls of the famous building it resides in. Despite its somewhat hidden location, word has been getting out about the shop's closely curated selection of clothing, accessories, books and art. We recently had to chance to visit The Fancy Fox, and check out its cleverly recycled shipping pallet interior. Click through our gallery to take your own tour, and don't forget to visit in person before everyone else finds out about it!

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