New York Magazine

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Home > Shopping > Ghurka

Ghurka

Plaza Hotel
1 W. 58th St., basement level, New York, NY 10019 40.76368 -73.973486
nr. Fifth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-826-8300 Send to Phone

  • Reader Rating:

    10 out of 10

      |  

    2 Reviews | Write a Review

  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Products & Services: Handbags, Luggage
Courtesy of Ghurka

Share this listing

Official Website

ghurka.com

Nearby Subway Stops

E, M at Fifth Ave.-53rd St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags
  • Luggage

Special Features

  • Engraving/Monogramming

Profile

This venue is closed.

Created in 1975, Ghurka is an American company focused on the fine art of handcrafted leather. The brand’s closetlike outpost at the Plaza Hotel is filled with its signature leather and twill bags and luggage, held together with brass hardware and stamped with the Ghurka crest, bag name, and exclusive registration number. Chestnut- and chocolate-colored leather (sourced in Italy, Spain, and Connecticut, and buffed and polished by hand), putty-colored twill, and green plaid lining highlight pieces such as golf bags, rolling luggage, women’s handbags, briefcases, and hefty overnight carry-ons. The label’s attention to craftsmanship and detail also applies to accessories like luxe backgammon sets, luggage tags, key rings, wine caddies, shoehorns, and garment bags featuring incredibly supple leathers with gorgeous patinas. Because of the shop’s compact size, it’s helpful to call ahead if you have a specific item in mind.

Advertisement
Advertising