FIRST LOOK: IMAGE NY – Soft Opening 10/19/13

You might remember the small New World Mall hole-in-the-wall shop known as Image NY if you’re a sneakerhead familiar with the scene. After all, it’s the best shop in Queens. Well after 2 1/2 years in their old home, the guys have moved to their own storefront.

Shu, Perry and Greg opened the doors of 135-16 Northern Blvd. at 1pm on Saturday October 19th to friends and family and the general public. The spot doesn’t disappoint. On your way in you’ll see lots of Image gear for sale along with a huge wall of sneakers ranging from Adidas Superstars to the newest Jordans, every generation of sneakerhead can find something to admire and cop. Then there’s a nice bench right in front of the heat display just in case your knees get weak. Head to the back and you’ll be able to consign your kicks and pick up some nice accessories.

After the doors closed on the first day, it was time for some fun. Popping bottles and friendly games of beer pong on a custom made Image table. How many shops can say they have their own bp table?! There’s definitely a bright future for these guys, they do it right. Check out the picture recap below.

Oh, and if you saw yours truly, I was wearing Zoo York SB’s.