New York Magazine

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Home > Shopping > FM Allen

FM Allen

Critic's Pick Critics' Pick

962 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10021 40.774068 -73.963802
at 77th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-737-4374 Send to Phone

  • Reader Rating: Write a Review
  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Products & Services: Antique/Vintage Furniture, Fur/Leather, Jewelry, Luggage, Menswear, Watches, Womenswear, etc.

Share this listing

Official Website

fmallen.com

Hours

Jan-Nov: Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, closed; Dec: Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, noon-5pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 77th St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Jewelry
  • Luggage
  • Watches

Clothing

  • Fur/Leather
  • Menswear
  • Womenswear

Home

  • Antique/Vintage Furniture
  • Decorative Accents
  • Living Room Furniture
  • Bedroom Furniture

Profile

If Teddy Roosevelt were still alive, he’d spend all his time at F.M. Allen, the combination luggage boutique/furniture dealership/travel agency that embraces nostalgia, adventure, and all things safari. In its large storefront, F.M. Allen celebrates its jungle fever with giant paintings of African wildlife, stacked crocodile handbags and suitcases, and chairs claiming to have been “originally designed for use by British officers in India.” If that’s not enough to furnish your own banana republic, never fear—vintage leather trunks and bedding designed specifically for African and Asian safari conditions are also store specialties. The vast retail offerings may seem impractical until you realize the venerable boutique is also a travel agency that can whisk you (and your brand new luxury luggage) off to a South African preserve, all with the quick swipe of a credit card. And don’t worry if your bags get lost on the plane: F.M. Allen has a post in Nairobi, Kenya, so you can score replacements before flying back to JFK.

Advertising
Advertising