In New York City you can find almost everything from the renowned Fifth Avenue department stores to the vintage stores scattered around the area. Here is a list of the must-see stores in New York.
One of the oldest ones is Barney’s (660 Madison Ave). It has been a haven for fashion lovers since 1923 and is known to be the first to launch the latest trends from its own private label and other luxury brands such as Christian Louboutin, Marc Jacobs, Prada, Burberry Prorsum and many others. It has eight regional stores and outlets from 9 different locations including Japan.
Another luxury department store is the Bergdorf Goodman (58th Street) which has been open since 1928. You can find all you need ranging from bags, shoes, jewelries, cosmetics and home wares. It also has a men’s store (5th Ave).
The ABC Carpet and Home on Broadway is a perfect choice if you need stuff for your house. It is a six-storey building filled with handicrafts, designer jewelries, lightings, antiques and carpets.
Vintage and boutique
<strong$1>Strand Bookstore<strong$1> is the city’s most loved book store located in Manhattan. It has served book lovers since 1927 with its massive collection of books, both old and new. The store houses up to 2.5 million books in its three-storey building. You may head to the basement if you are looking for classic titles.
Drop by to MoMa (53rd Street) – Museum of Modern Art – and find the most stylish stuff ranging from coffee-table books to home and office furniture and displays. This museum is one of the most visited places of modern art students because of its contemporary and modern collections.
Find anything from as early as the 1930s at the Vintage Thrift (3rd Ave). They offer a variety of vintage stuff from Vogue magazines to Victorian toys. Aside from shopping, you get to help the elderly as all proceeds will be forwarded to the United Jewish Council who sustains the needs of the home for the aged in East Side.