219 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y.The Williamsburg section of Brooklyn is no stranger to style, serving as home base for chart-topping bands, renowned restaurants, and a major Manhattan view. But among the specialized stores on busy Bedford Avenue, 8-year-old tiny jewelry box Catbird is the must-stop shop for all things bits and baubles. The eclectic space—which tops out at just 220 square feet—carries a unique range of fashion and fine jewelry alongside hand-picked beauty and home goods fit for the fashion-obsessed clientele.New York State of MindOwner Rony Vardi favors local independent designers with particular points of view. New York City–based lines like Lady Grey (Gothic fashion-forward brass and bismuth), Bittersweets NY (handmade, delicate diamond-accented pieces), and Digby & Iona (charms, symbols, and more in gold and ­silver) give the space a sense of community. Desi

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