Best Places to Shop in New York City - New York City Article
10 Expert Lists of Top Places to Shop in NYC
Everyone knows shopping in New York City is second to none, but everyone has a different list of top places to shop in NYC. To help you navigate the seemingly endless options, we’ve put together the top 10 expert lists of the best places to shop in New York City, from Condé Nast Traveler to Harper’s Bazaar and Architectural Digest, we’ve got you covered:
Nobody knows New York City better than Manhattan natives, which is why Condé Nast asked locals to name the various retail stores, shops and boutiques in NYC they simply could not live without. From home accessories at Michelle Varian to old-fashioned community bookstores and the season’s latest fashions, this list has a bit of something for everyone.
This list is comprehensive enough to keep you busy for weeks and spans everything from mainstays like Bloomingdale’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and Barneys New York, to Urban Outfitters and great thrift stores like Buffalo Exchange, as well as vintage boutiques like Miss Master’s Closet.
In New York, shopping is a great way to explore some of the city’s most unique and historic areas, so Elite Traveler recommends giving yourself time to wander and explore some of the smaller, lesser-known boutiques in NYC. This list breaks down some of the best shopping in New York City by neighborhood and includes options spanning everywhere from SoHo and Nolita to Chelsea and the Meatpacking District and beyond.
Whether you’re just visiting or live in New York City, the home décor stores in the Big Apple will blow your mind and are definitely worth browsing… And keep in mind, the proprietors are more than happy to ship any items home to wherever you might live!
In many of New York City’s best hotels, you don’t even have to leave in order to enjoy some retail therapy! Many of the best hotels in NYC are ideally situated for epic shopping sprees, whether you’re interested in the high-end designer boutiques on Fifth Avenue or trendy downtown destinations, you can find them all on this list!
Peruse the shelves where the New York City fashion crowd goes – downtown, where you can fulfill every one of your style needs (and plenty of wants), as well as home goods and the best beauty products. Here, InStyle gives us 7 insider shopping destinations that will have you looking and feeling like a fashionista in no time.
NYC has been described by some as a massive, historic outdoor mall of sorts, with something new to discover at every turn. This list of New York City’s most essential shopping destinations includes luxury giants like Bergdorf Goodman and avant-garde shops like Dover Street Market, as well as an impressive list of independent retailers.
An expansive list of the most interesting shopping scenes in NYC, with the top highlights in each one to give you a feel for the neighborhood, from Downtown and Lower Manhattan to the Financial District, Chinatown and beyond.
Perhaps most notably, this list from Condé Nast also includes where NOT to shop in New York City, in addition to the top five “Don’t Miss” areas that every shopaholic simply must explore. Ideal for time-pressed travelers who would like to enjoy a bit of shopping.
It might be early summer, but the holidays will be here before we know it and it’s never too early to start thinking about shopping for your loved ones. This list brings you the best of Christmas time in NYC – from the Upper East Side to SoHo’s hidden gems.
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