Designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have long reigned both on and off the runway. Ample-bosomed Italian women a la Sophia Loren dazzle in their looks. Slightly fetishistic iconic corset ... read more
Vancouver export opens its biggest shop yet with Rock Center flagship. Chic looks from Aritzia’s versatile house brands. Designer wear, with edgy A Moveable Feast, vintage-inspired Le Fou, a... read more
Privately held brand, meaning customers at every level can trust the authenticity of Armani’s designs. Lux playground sports Armani's best work: Oscar-worthy gowns, luxuriously tailored men's... read more
Ray Kelvin brings his Ted Baker line to the shadow of St. Patrick’s. Glasgow-born ready-to-wear retailer hot to expand, bringing sophisticated quirk for the gents and classy sass for ladies. ... read more
While one hipster clamors to out-Grizzly Adams the next, what could be more unexpected than a timeless dose of Oxbridge chic? Although we're loath to admit it, not everyone can pull off the goth-an... read more
Less dowdy spinoff of preppie parent store. Any “loft” associations should have you thinking modern professionals, not the gritty artists of yore. Rock Center concept store kitted out t... read more
Two million Facebook fans can’t be wrong. Beloved Galician chain churns out the latest looks without enslaving itself to disposable trends. Nimble production policy rewards return visits: she... 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
The likes of ScoJo and Penelope Cruz have driven the buzz for this Barcelona-based chain. Analogous to fellow Spaniards Zara, or maybe a higher-quality H&M, stocks cute, fashionable, affordable... 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 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
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
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
Johnston & Murphy gets our vote. Founded in 1850 by a British immigrant and master shoemaker, J&M is older than Canada. Handcrafting kicks for the American prez since the eighteen hundoes. ... read more
While her pieces veer toward the pricier side of contemporary fashions, Norma Kamali's clothing withstands the test of time. Proof: pieces she carries in sleek multi-level boutique she designed and... read more
Italian brand manufactures fabrics of the finest cashmere and wool. Not only for outfitting the family, also bags, shoes and interiors. read more
A recessionary economy is no excuse for not looking your best. Shop for skinny jeans regardless of how skinny your wallet might be. Calvin Klein and Nautica, work-worthy designer stuff, club clothe... read more
Style hub for the sophisticated young woman. Most mature branch of the Urban Outfitters empire brings rural charm to retro looks. Floral patterns and costume jewelry well-matched to rustic home acc... read more
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