March is Women’s History Month, and in our neighborhood, we’re blessed with a vibrant community of female owned businesses in NoHo. From fashion to food, wellness to the arts, there’s tons of great stores to show support to!

Through our Spotlight series, we’ve highlighted just some of the incredible, women in NoHo. We’ve also included a list of women-owned businesses in the neighborhood to support during the month at the end of the article. Click here to jump to the list.

Are we missing one? Let us know!

Get to Know the Women of NoHo

Read some of our past profiles on the women of NoHo.

  • Selima Salaun: Owner of Selima Optique, fashion icon, and legendary designer of eyeglasses
  • Marisa Seifan: Owner of Honeybrains and NoHo BID Board Member
  • Jill Dienst: Interior designer, owner of Dienst + Dotter, and collector of arts and antiques
  • Donna Lennard: Famed chef and owner of the il Buco family
  • Kaarin Von: NoHo resident and owner of VON, one of the oldest spots in the neighborhood
  • Nicole Gajadhar: Executive Chef of NoHo’s swanky piano bar, The Nines
  • Jill Platner: NoHo resident, sculptor, jeweler and artists whose namesake store calls NoHo home
  • Joan Melnick: Neighborhood artists and historian, author of “The Evolution of a Neighborhood: NoHo”
  • Sonya Sklaroff: Artist, painter, and creator whose worked out of her NoHo studio for decades
  • Gabrielle Ophals and Audra Senkus: Co-owners of NoHo’s urban oasis, Haven Spa
  • April Barton: Hairdresser to famous legends, and owner of NoHo’s Suite 303
  • Crystal Pfeiffer and Jiwon Ra: Owners of LINES, an interdisciplinary store, studio, and event space on the Bowery
  • Ulla Johnson: Fashion designer and owner of her namesake store, Ulla Johnson
  • Siria Morselli: Chef and owner of NoHo eatery Misirrizi
  • Gwenolee Zürcher: Curator and owner of Zürcher gallery in NoHo and abroad
  • Fatima Al-Saladin: Owner of Shapiro Hardware and friendly face to every NoHo neighbor
  • Maria Cornejo: CFDA board member, fashion designer, and owner Zero Maria Cornejo
  • Anna Sheffield: Jeweler, designer and owner of the Anna Sheffield store

List of Women-Owned Businesses in NoHo:

Wellness and Other Personal Services:
ORAKimberly Ross
Bar Method NoHoAnna Trepanier + Lara Meehan
Le Petit StudioAnnie Venier
Haven SpaGabrielle Ophals and Audra Senkus
Suite 303April Barton
Brow BanditAisha
LINESCrystal Pfeiffer + Jiwon Ra
Maternal Massage and MoreJanet Markovits
Serenity Natural HealthDr. Serena Ma
Judy Perl TravelJudy Perl

Arts, Design, and Culture:
Zürcher GalleryGwenolee Zürcher
Marinaro GalleryLauren Marinaro
Lindsey Adelman StudioLindsey Adelman
Jeni Breen Tango AcademyJeni Breen
Bond Street TheatreJoanna Sherman
Dienst + DotterJill Dienst
Center for Performing Arts and DanceNina Sekhand

Food and Drink:
il Buco/il Buco AlimentariDonna Lennard
French KissRachelle Barrios
Funny Face BakerySarah Silverman
Fish CheeksJenn Saesue
Ramen by RARasheeda Purdie
VON BarKaarin Von
HoneybrainsMarisa Seifan
Levain BakeryPam Weekes + Connie McDonald
MisirizziSiria Morselli
Spring CafeSabrina Rudin
Raf’sJennifer Vitagliano + Nicole Vitagliano
Vic’sVictoria Freeman

Fashion and Retail:
Guest In ResidenceGiGi Hadid
•Little Market NYCKim, Cindy, and Wendy Feng
Ulla JohnsonUlla Johnson
Anna SheffieldAnna Sheffield
Zero Maria CornejoMaria Cornejo
Atelier JolieAngelina Jolie
HatchAriane Goldman
Maria TashMaria Tash
Kyha StudiosKyha Scott
Jill PlatnerJill Platner
WildlikeAlysa Teichman