Holiday Shopping in New York City - New York City Article
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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s once again that time of year when most of us start planning our holiday shopping strategy. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to do at least some – if not all – of your spending in New York City, which is home to the world’s finest retail stores and top boutiques. Here are some of our tried-and-true favorite NYC shopping destinations, as well as interesting shops where you’ll find the perfect gift for even the most discerning friend or family member. HINT: Check out Bloomingdale’s below under “RETAIL” for a special 15% off printable coupon good through Dec. 31, 2016.
ART, ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES
Elliott Stevens, LTD
Discover an array of stunning antiques and other fine collectibles, such as art glass, clocks, European art, Fabergé and silver pieces. Located at the Waldorf Astoria, this exceptional boutique also offers an impressive selection of gorgeous furniture, jade and oriental art.
Looking for something handcrafted and truly unique? Look no farther than this Spanish porcelain manufacturer, which creates a wide variety of stunning figurines in the city of Porcelain, Spain, which lies in the Tavernes Blanques region of Valencia.
Metropolitan Fine Art & Antiques
A family-owned business in New York City for more than 40 years, Metropolitan Fine Art & Antiques features items from throughout Europe and Asia and specializes in Rene Lalique glass from the 1900s. The store is also home to one of the largest collections of European Malachite and Lapis Lazuli furniture and accessories in the world, and carries a complete line of sterling silver 19th century French pendulum clocks and Meissen porcelain.
FINE JEWELRY & WATCHES
With a focus on natural beauty and handmade authenticity, Cellini Jewelers exceeds high expectations at its NYC boutiques on Madison Ave. and in the Waldorf Astoria. Whether you have rare gemstones, pearls or luxury timepieces on your holiday shopping list, this team of gemologists, designers and artisans has plenty of options to suit any taste, from elegant essentials to adding a touch of glamour.
If something sparkly is on your holiday list this season, check out the artistic visions of Dan and Ilana Bruck at Danielle B. Jewelry, which also features some of the world’s most stunning watches. This exclusive collection of Italian designs is comprised of some of the world’s most beautiful diamonds and 18k gold, with a focus on beauty, ingenuity and luxury in every piece.
Maurice Badler Fine Jewelry
Looking for an ideal place to view the latest jewelry designs in a relaxing yet ultra-elegant environment? Look no farther than Maurice Badler Fine Jewelry, which offers holiday shoppers the unique opportunity to enjoy private viewings and shop whenever it is most convenient. This family-owned business highlights innovative designs from some of the finest jewelry artisans from around the world and has a booming online business.
Searching for an unforgettable timepiece this Christmas? Check out the vast array of watches at Tourneau, which is the largest authorized watch retailer in the United States, featuring an unmatched selection of more than 8,000 styles from around 100 popular brands. In New York City, the watch specialists have historical timepieces on display at the Tourneau Time Machine location on E. 57th Street, as well as a Bryant Park location.
Offering exclusive, unique and often delicate jewelry that is handcrafted right here in NYC, Versani is made using the finest .925 sterling silver, combined with a variety of semi-precious composite and manmade materials. The flagship boutique is situated in the heart of New York City’s SOHO neighborhood and a second location can be found on Mulberry Street in the small yet trendy Nolita neighborhood, which lies just north of Little Italy.
Boasting an impressive customer list that includes icons like Tony Bennet, as well as a number of U.S. Senators and even African presidents, Dino Baldini offers enough swagger-worthy men’s gear to please discriminating shoppers of all ages and backgrounds. Browse an impressive case of rainbow-hued cufflinks and silk ties, or splurge on a new suit that is made-to-measure by the four in-house tailors.
This New York brand combines old world craftsmanship with refined tailoring and innovative design to incorporate a touch of whimsy and fairytale sensibilities, all beautifully blended with modern style. Browse a lifestyle line of bespoke evening wear and bridal designs, including limited-edition shoes, bags, boleros and other accessories.
Featuring high-quality items that are 100% made in Italy using exclusive Italian artisanal production techniques, at Angelo Galasso each piece is made with care and every single item is handmade. The unique concept merges the classic tradition of tailoring with an evolution of creative couture design to create exclusive ad unique menswear garments.
Established in 1872, Bloomingdale’s has perfected the concept of a big box luxury department store, featuring all of today’s most sought after brands in one place. Boasting distinctive products and spanning more than an entire block at its flagship location on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Bloomingdale’s is a must-see destination for holiday shopping in New York City. Also, be sure to check out Bloomingdale’s Upper West Side for a combination of clearance items and items sourced at lower price points, as well as Bloomingdale’s Soho, which offers six levels of on-trend fashions. *Click here for a 15% off coupon good through Dec. 21, 2016!!!
Dave’s New York
This New York favorite has been family owned and operated for more than 50 years, featuring branded rugged and casual “Americana” clothing, including iconic brands like Carhartt, Columbia, Dickies, Levi’s, Red Wing, The North Face and Timberland Pro. Located on Avenue of the Americas between 16th and 17th Streets, Dave’s New York is between midtown and downtown in the heart of NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood.
The MET Store
Do you have someone hard to shop for on your holiday shopping list this year? If so, just head over to The MET Store at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and you’ll be sure to find something – event for those who already seem to have everything. The majority of items are produced internally by the museum and are based on objects in its vast collection or those of collaborative sister institutions.
Mood Designer Fabrics
Are you a true creative spirit who plans to handcraft your own holiday gifts? Check out the amazing array of fashion fabric on display at Mood Designer Fabrics, which has played a vital ongoing role in the fashion world for more than 20 years.
While you’re out and about holiday shopping in NYC, be sure to use The Citiview New York’s convenient travel app for iPhone or for Android to find all the best entertainment and dining venues located along your route!