If you're into simple, chic, cheap style, Muji will be your trifecta. The name of this Japanese import translates to "no brand," and indeed, you won't find a logo plastered on the housewares or clothes. Instead, their hallmark is streamlined, often monochromatic design. The whole range of goods, from milky porcelain teapots to wooden toys, is invariably user-friendly. At this branch, you can glimpse the lobby of the New York Times.