French leather goods and travel accessories. Beloved line of Le Pliage tote bags (vinyl with leather trim) fold into petite, easily transportable versions of themselves. Boutique showcases myriad s... read more
Not many designers (er, actually probably no others) can say they've dressed Pacino, Jay-Z and Morrissey. But Italian fashion legend Angelo Galasso's "Tradition in Evolution" philosophy has an appe... read more
Strives to make shopping for jeans a more civilized experience, ditching the piles and clutter for clean lines and open spaces. Holy order of denim brands, including DL1961, Current/Elliott, Henry ... read more
Sort of like being trapped inside a model-actress-turned-interior-decorator's all-night coke dance party. Owners Allison and Louis are both alums of Jonathan Adler, and his whimsical influence come... read more
Malaysian-born designer Yeohlee Teng moves on from MoMA Design Store and the Neue Galerie to her own retail presence. Pretty '20s storefront smack in the heart of the Garment District. Stocks items... read more
Like a Goodwill, except with taste. Lovely discards that only a jaded New Yorker could have given up. Get yourself psyched up by lingering over the elaborate window displays (usually stuff that&rsq... read more
Ace Hotel souvenir shop curated by Project No.8. For the hipster tourist, over the bridge from Billysburg, I <3 NY snow globes floating with brown paper bags, reclaimed peep show coins, Papabubb... read more
If the expression "mega-flagship" is confusing, just think of it as a department store with only one brand. Armani/Fifth Avenue is a four-floor retail space with an impressive glass façade a... read more
This German luxury handbag and accessories manufacterer picked a primo spot to set up their shop. Except for maybe the Ritz, it doesn't get ritzier than The Plaza. Iconic logo, meet iconic hotel. J... read more
Like their counterfeiters on Canal Street, this five-floor Gucci emporium takes pains to impress its iconic logo upon shoppers. Perfectly situated as a fashion museum to the many visitors that walk... read more
Like Betsey Johnson and Cynthia Rowley, BCBG (properly BCBGMAXAZRIA) is a rite of passage for young girls graduating from shopping mall to high street. That's why at their Midtown flagship you'll f... read more
West 40th Street might seem like an odd location for this hip young company, but consider: twice a year, every year, fashionistas the world over descend upon Bryant Park, just opposite this leggy d... read more
Staple of the über rich since 1927, shoe designer has since expanded into ready-to-wear and accessories. Salvatore Ferragamo was known for inventing the wedge heel and for cavorting with Holly... read more
Intricately hand-woven Italian leather bags are staples in the fashion world. Belts, bags, and shoes shun competitors' logo-flaunting exhibitions, create canonical elegance. Timeless, neutral-toned... read more
You'd be hard pressed to go a few New York City blocks without spotting a YSL Muse (or at least a knock-off), so it's only fitting that the bulk of this sleek black-tiled, bi-level flagship is devo... read more
When Burberry stuck their flagship store in the heart of Fifth Avenue's fashion blocks, they knew they would be hawking more than a bunch of staid trenchcoats. A staple of British upper crust, this... read more
It's hard to miss the strikingly elegant style of Christian Dior, except when it's on the same block as Burberry, Yves Saint Laurent, and Chanel. Despite the competition, Dior excels in its longsta... read more
A little-known secret about Buglari's most expensive rocks is that many of them are sold on consignment; an unexpected twist for the jeweler, which prides itself on signature wedding and engagement... read more
What else can we say about this 90-year-old Karl Lagerfeld-designed staple of the upper crust? Carrie Bradshaw would agree that if you'd rather buy a purse than pay your rent this month (or next), ... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
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Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...