Lifestyle Take a look into TOMS' brand new SoHo store By MELISSA KRAVITZ email@example.com Updated February 27, 2015 3:09 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email TOMS shoes can be seen on feet of New Yorkers pretty much all over the city, but not until Feb. 27, 2015 did New York see its very first dedicated TOMS store. The new venue at 264 Elizabeth St. boasts a coffee shop serving fair trade coffee, an eyewear shop, TOMS shoe collection, a free book swap and a soon-to-open outdoor patio perfect for lounging in your new kicks. While shopping sprees can sometimes feel a little guilt-ridden, TOMS is known for its one-for-one policy, donating shoes, sight, safe birth and clean water to those in need with each purchase of their products. This is some shopping we can feel good about. Take a first look inside the shop with us! TOMS Roasting Co. Photo Credit: MELISSA KRAVITZ The new cafe boasts a menu serving pour-over, espresso drinks and house specials like a vanilla coriander latte. The seating area features a wide counter, barstools, outlets and free wifi so you can hang out at the coffee shop and put off shoe shopping. Or, you know, take a few breaks instead of doing whatever it is you're supposed to be doing on your laptop. Pastries! Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz The cafe also serves croissants and danishes from Balthazar and sweets from One Girl Cookies. If you really love TOMS you can take home an exclusive mug Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz Only available at their NYC store! Or some of TOMS' fair-trade coffee Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz Each bag purchased provides one week of clean water to a person in need. TOMS also has cute, tiny espresso cups Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz And if you need help seeing those cups... Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz Just scoot across the room to the glasses store. TOMS is working on partnering with local eye doctors to fill prescriptions for the frames sold in their SoHo store. A purchase of glasses also helps provide sight to a person in need. And you'll want to see TOMS' cool wallpaper Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz It was designed specifically for the store! Speaking of eyeglasses... Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz TOMS is also home to a free book swap! Add one of your old books to the shelf and grab a new book, totally for free. If you're in desperate need of reading material and promise to return with another book next time, you can probably get away with borrowing one. We were eying some hardcovers... Oh, and there are also shoes. Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz So many shoes! Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz Brand new heels for women Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz And leather boots for men! Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz And tiny little shoes for kids. Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz #aw Do you need a bag for all those shoes? Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz TOMS debuted its bag collection today! Each bag purchase provides a safe birth for a mother and baby in need. You're helping two lives by shopping! Congrats, shopper. You'll probably want to relax after all that shopping Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz The backyard patio features a gas fireplace and plenty of seating! Read your new book, sip some iced coffee and relax in your new shoes. This spring, TOMS hopes to bring themed craft nights such as “knitting gangs”, documentary and movie screenings, coffee, beer & cocktail tastings and live music to the backyard. Don't forget one last pourover on your way out! Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz By MELISSA KRAVITZ firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.