The legendary downtown space once occupied by the legendary CBGB’s club is now home to none other than John Varvatos. The Varvatos shop at 315 Bowery is a mixed bag that tries to keep the genes of the space true to its former occupant – selling a mixed bag of vintage hifi stereo equipment, records, and of course, the Varvatos fashion line. According to, “CBGB’s walls remain as they were, stickered and chockablock with graffiti. There’s a new, smaller stage for monthly performances from up-and-coming musicians…”

Fans of Varvatos should also keep eyes open for a speciality line to launch inside the new digs.

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