• Christian Dior

  • 21 E. 57th St.
    New York, NY 10022
  • Neighborhood: Midtown East
  • Phone: 212-931-2950
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Though John Galliano's collections for Christian Dior may be known for over-the-top theatrics and fad-producing handbags, the fashion house's New York shop is a reminder of a legacy that's more prestige than pop; its streamlined storefront fits right in with the neighboring classic high-end boutiques—including those of Burberry, Yves Saint Laurent, and Chanel—that share its block. Shoes, sunglasses, the latest ready-to-wear, and fabulous handbags are lined up precisely against the spare white walls, patrolled by sophisticated clerks and black-suited security guards that outnumber the customers. Those who do shop here are generally disinclined to browse, heading instead for a particular pair of pumps or the fine-jewelry collection in the back room. (Costume jewelry is up front for all to peruse.) The adjacent men's store, a glossy black bowling alley of a space, is superficially more casual: Scruffy-haired sales guys who could pass for Dior models man a selection that, while slimmer than the women's, is still surprising in scope. On display are jackets, belts, watches, cologne, and even the inevitable Christian Dior iPod case.

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  • Hours

    Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm Sun, noon-6pm

  • Prices

    ($$$$) Very High End

  • Payment

    American Express Diners Club MasterCard Visa

  • Products and Services

    Eyewear, Watches, Handbags, Jewelry, Women's Shoes, Menswear, Womenswear,

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