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Bloomingdale's

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1000 Third Ave., New York, NY 10022 40.76191 -73.966349
at 59th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-705-2000 Send to Phone
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  • Reader Rating:

    6 out of 10

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range, ($$$) High End
  • Type: Department Store
Photo by Tema Stauffer

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Official Website

bloomingdales.com

Hours

Jan-Oct: Mon-Fri, 10am-8:30pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-7pm; Nov-Dec: Daily, 9am-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6 at 59th St.; N, Q, R at Lexington Ave.-59th St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Cuff Links/Notions
  • Eyewear
  • Handbags
  • Men's Hats
  • Women's Hats
  • Jewelry
  • Lingerie/Hosiery
  • Luggage
  • Men's Shoes
  • Women's Shoes
  • Watches

Children

  • Baby Goods
  • Children's Clothing
  • Teen/Preteen Fashion

Clothing

  • Fur/Leather
  • Men's Formalwear
  • Menswear
  • Swimwear
  • Women's Plus-Size
  • Womenswear

Home

  • Appliances/Fixtures
  • Bedroom Furniture
  • Rugs/Carpeting

Profile

This Eastside art-deco landmark has been serving sophisticated New York shoppers since 1886. One of the city's earliest high-end department stores, Bloomingdale's has since evolved into a more democratic institution where mid-priced products and designers share ample retail turf. Though big-ticket women's collections can still be found, the store now seems geared more toward business people on lunch breaks and the ubiquitous tourists rather than ladies who lunch. Bloomingdale's Soho, which opened in 2004, furthers this trend, eschewing home furnishings and conservative labels in favor of wallet-friendly downtown designers like Ted Baker and Miss Sixty. On the black and white tile-checkered ground level, brave a phalanx of perfume-wielding clerks to browse copious cosmetics and accessories; stylish, affordable lines like Burberry, Michael by Michael Kors, and Kenneth Cole occupy the bulk of shelf space in the notable watch department. In men's wear, visit elegant in-store boutiques for fashion-conscious sportswear labels like John Varvatos and Armani Collezioni. And gentlemen can get comfortable on the women's levels as well—in the well-upholstered lounge chairs strategically placed throughout the selling floor.

Key Departments

Clothing – Women

On the second floor in women's sportswear, find a huge and diverse denim department, where brands like Notify, Blue Cult, and Seven offer options for every size, shape, and style proclivity.

Home - Furniture & Accessories

The store's mattress department, complete with fiber-optic starscape on the ceiling above, is secluded in a darkened, cozy nook on the furniture floor. Find name brands like Sealy Posture-pedic, Stearns & Foster and the handmade Shifman line.

Men's Formalwear

There are hundreds of suits and sports jackets to browse through in this store for guys who like to mix and match. For more formal moments, pick up a tux by Canali, Hugo Boss, or Armani.

Children's Formalwear

Navigating this famously frenetic store with kids in tow can be a challenge, but the children’s department offers reliable options for flower girls and ring bearers.

Bridal Shoes

The second floor is the city's best source for relatively inexpensive bridal shoes from Caparros and BCBG. The smaller (and calmer) designer department on the fourth floor is a different world, but depending on the season, you should be able to find white and silver shoes from Stuart Weitzman and Chanel.

Cuff Links

This one-stop shop for high-end accessories offers a wide range of links for the discerning shopper, in many styles and price ranges. A sterling-silver-and-enamel plaid Colibri set and the simple in-house collection are particularly affordable.

Men's Watches

This bustling department store is pushing fancier brands than it used to—Coach and Burberry are edging out Guess and Fossil.

Wedding Invitations

Judy Paulen Designs, introduced to the sixth floor of Bloomingdale’s in 2004, has more than 25 years of experience creating wedding designs. The store features work by C’est Papier, Wiley Valentine, Robin Beth Designs, and more.

Bridesmaids

For styles that exceed the frilly and frumpy, head to the second floor of Bloomingdale's. One of their many bridal specialists will help outfit your bridesmaids in dresses by high-end designers like Vera Wang.

Registry

The huge sixth floor has salad spinners, cookware, and small appliances.

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